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.
FLIC staff can confidentially assist both parties with their court matters.
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.
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 and info sessions
For the sake of the children
Managing conflict after separation or divorce
Communication skills after separation or divorce
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.
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 the Yukon 1-800-661-0408 ext. 6721.