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Intake Form Instructions
Parenting and Contact Cases
Ministry of the
Office of the
under the
Attorney General
Children's Lawyer
Divorce Act and/or the Children's
Law Reform Act
Please read this page carefully before you fill out the form.
1. Only complete this Intake Form if a judge has made an order asking the Children's Lawyer to become
involved in your parenting and/or contact case.
2. Check off the box inSection 2 if you require services in French.
3. Send the completed form and signed consent form(s) to the Office of the Children's Lawyer within 14
days of the date of the Court order requesting that the Children's Lawyer become involved.
4. Do NOT attach affidavits or Court pleadings to your Intake Form.
5. Please make sure that you:
a. Answer all of the questions in this form; we will be able to make a faster decision about accepting
the case if your information is complete;
b. Sign and date the form where asked (page 1 and page 14 of Intake Form); and
c. Complete, sign and date the consent(s) to release information forms found at the end of the Intake
Form.
6. You can either:
a. Fax the form to 416-314-8050 or
b. Email the form to:
OCL.LegalDocuments@ontario.ca
7. Ask your lawyer to help you complete this form if you have one.
8. You must sign the Intake Form. Your lawyer cannot sign the form for you.
9. Please explain your concerns in the space provided.
10. Please print clearly and use black or blue ink if you are completing the form by hand.
11. Review the checklist at the end of the form and make sure that you have attached all of the requested
documents before sending in your Intake Form.
12. Please keep a copy of the completed form and the fax confirmation for your records.
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Intake Form Instructions
Parenting and Contact Cases
Ministry of the
Office of the
under the
Attorney General
Children's Lawyer
Divorce Act and/or the Children's
Law Reform Act
Please read this page carefully before you fill out the form.
1. Only complete this Intake Form if a judge has made an order asking the Children's Lawyer to become
involved in your parenting and/or contact case.
2. Check off the box inSection 2 if you require services in French.
3. Send the completed form and signed consent form(s) to the Office of the Children's Lawyer within 14
days of the date of the Court order requesting that the Children's Lawyer become involved.
4. Do NOT attach affidavits or Court pleadings to your Intake Form.
5. Please make sure that you:
a. Answer all of the questions in this form; we will be able to make a faster decision about accepting
the case if your information is complete;
b. Sign and date the form where asked (page 1 and page 14 of Intake Form); and
c. Complete, sign and date the consent(s) to release information forms found at the end of the Intake
Form.
6. You can either:
a. Fax the form to 416-314-8050 or
b. Email the form to:
OCL.LegalDocuments@ontario.ca
7. Ask your lawyer to help you complete this form if you have one.
8. You must sign the Intake Form. Your lawyer cannot sign the form for you.
9. Please explain your concerns in the space provided.
10. Please print clearly and use black or blue ink if you are completing the form by hand.
11. Review the checklist at the end of the form and make sure that you have attached all of the requested
documents before sending in your Intake Form.
12. Please keep a copy of the completed form and the fax confirmation for your records.
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13. The Children's Lawyer will use the information contained in this form and any information received from
the Children's Aid Societies (CAS) to decide whether to become involved in your case and to help
provide professional services for the child(ren).
14. Please give us adequate time to process the request. We receive many requests and we process them
in the order they arrive at our office. We appreciate your patience.
15. If you have additional information that you would like added to your Intake Form, please send it to us in
writing. Make sure that you include your name, the names of any other parties and the Court file
number when you send us the additional information.
16. We will contact you or your lawyer if you have one, as soon as we make a decision about your case.
17. If we accept your case, the Office of the Children's Lawyer will assign:
a. A lawyer to represent your child or children; or
b. A clinician to meet with your family; or
c. In some cases both a lawyer and clinician.
Note about the Consents
18. It is important that you sign the consent form(s) found at the end of this form and send them along with
your Intake Form.
19. The Office of the Children's Lawyer will ask any Children's Aid Societies (CAS) to answer all five
questions found in the top half of the CAS consent form.
20. If you have any questions, please visit the
Office of the Children's Lawyer website
(http://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/family/ocl/index.php), or call 416-314-8000.
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Ministry of the
Office of the
Intake Form
Attorney General
Children's Lawyer
The Court has asked the Office of the Children's Lawyer (OCL) to provide a lawyer for the child(ren) and/or
a clinician to meet with you and the child(ren) to help the judge decide your case. Your answers will help
the Office of the Children's Lawyer decide whether it can help, and if your case is accepted, how to provide
services to your child(ren).
Section 1 - Jurisdiction
1. When is your next Court appearance? (dd/mm/yyyy)
2. What type of hearing is the case scheduled for? (Select one)
Case conference
Settlement conference
Motion
Trial
Trial management conference
Other (please specify):
3. Where is the Court? (city/town/region)
The Children's Lawyer requires that you and the child(ren) go to interviews and other meetings in the
same region as the Court that is dealing with your parenting and/ or contact case.
In order to consider the Court's request, we need you to agree to go to those interviews and/or meetings
in the same region where the Court proceedings are taking place. Please sign below to show that you
agree to do this.
I, (Enter your full name below)
agree to attend interviews and meetings and to bring the child(ren) if required in the same region in which
the Court is located if my case is accepted by the Office of the Children's Lawyer.
Signature
Date (dd/mm/yyyy)
Note that your lawyer is NOT permitted to sign this condition on your behalf.
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Section 2 - Tell us about yourself
1. Your full legal name
First Name
Middle Name
Last Name
2. Maiden/ Previous names used:
3. Your date of birth (dd/mm/yyyy):
4. You are the:
Applicant (in the case before the Court).
Respondent (in the case before the Court).
5. Your relationship to the children:
Mother
Father
Other (Please specify):
6. Current address (including postal code):
7. Telephone numbers where we can reach you:
8. What language(s) do you use for communication?
9. Do you require services in French?
Yes
No
10. The children require services in:
English
French
Other (Please specify):
NOTE: The Office of the Children's Lawyer provides services in French and English only. The Office
will arrange for an interpreter for the children, but you must arrange for your own interpreter if you
cannot speak either French or English.
11. Your lawyer's name and address:
12a. Your lawyer's phone number:
12b. Your lawyer's fax number:
13. Your lawyer's email address:
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Section 3a - Tell us about the other party
1. Full legal name
First Name
Middle Name
Last Name
2. Maiden/ Previous names used:
3. Date of birth (dd/mm/yyyy):
4.
The other party is the:
Applicant (in the case before the Court).
Respondent (in the case before the Court).
5. The other party's relationship to the children:
Mother
Father
Other (Please specify):
6. Other party's current address (including postal code):
7. The other party's phone number(s):
Section 3b - Tell us about your relationship with the other party listed in Section 3a above
1. What is your current relationship to the other party in this case? (Select one)
Married
Divorced
Separated
Never lived together
Other (Please specify):
2a. When did you start your relationship?
2b. When did you separate?
3a. Have you and the other party ever attempted mediation?
Yes
No
3b. If yes, dates of mediation:
3c. If yes, name of mediator:
4. Are you and the other party currently living in the same house/home?
Yes
No
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