Find out about the Family Law Information Centre (FLIC)

The Family Law Information Centre (FLIC) provides information on family law issues and court procedures. It's a legal resource for:

  • separating or divorcing couples; and
  • families in transition.

Is there a fee?

Services provided by FLIC are free to the public. Anyone who needs information about Yukon family law matters can use the centre. It's important to understand and remember that FLIC staff members do not take the place of a lawyer.

As a public service, FLIC staff are neutral people who provide:

  • legal information; and
  • educational materials.

Your communications with the staff are confidential. But, staff are available to help both parties.

What can FLIC do for you?

FLIC staff can:

  • give you information on family law;
  • provide various publications on family law matters, including self-help guides;
  • offer some help with completing court forms;
  • provide computers for public use to:
    • research family law matters; and
    • access and prepare court forms;
  • notarize your court forms; and
  • provide referrals to other organizations and agencies.

Workshops

FLIC offers a series of free workshops and educational events for separating or divorcing parents. Those who take part in the workshops can learn about:

  • family law;
  • impacts of separation and divorce on children;
  • communication skills; and
  • conflict management.

To register

Drop by the office: 1st floor of the Andrew A. Philipsen Law Centre, 2134 2nd Avenue, Whitehorse. You can also register by calling 867-667-3066 or by email: flic@gov.yk.ca 

Workshops & Info Sessions 

For the Sake of the Children – November 5, 2019 
Managing Conflict – November 20, 2019 
Communication Skills – November 27, 2019 
For the Sake of the Children – January, 21, 2020
Managing Conflict – February 5, 2020 
Communication Skills – February 12, 2020 
For the Sake of the Children – March 10, 2020 

What FLIC cannot do

  • Provide legal advice (for legal advice, you must consult a lawyer).
  • Recommend a litigation strategy.
  • Represent you, or appear in court on your behalf.

Remember

The staff at FLIC do not take the place of a lawyer. There is no attorney-client relationship between you and the staff. We strongly encourage you to hire a lawyer for legal advice and strategy.

Helpful resources

FLIC guides

FLIC fact sheets

Maintenance Enforcement Program

The courts

Contact: 

For more information, contact the Family Law Information Centre. In person: Andrew A. Philipsen Law Centre (ground floor), 2134 Second Avenue. The office is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Phone: 867-456-6721, or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5753.
Email: flic@gov.yk.ca