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.
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Workshops & Info Sessions
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.
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.
- Applying for an Initial Family Order
- Opposing an Initial Family Order
- Applying to Change a Family Order
- Opposing an Application to Change a Family Order
- Consent Orders
- Applying for Indigency Status: Step-by-Step
- Applying for a Divorce
- Changing a Divorce Order When Other Party Resides Outside Yukon: Step-by-Step
- Guide to Family Law
- List of Key Words – Family Law Resource Guide
FLIC fact sheets
Maintenance Enforcement Program
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.