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Legal Relationships & Civil Process For Non-Lawyers

Negotiation, mediation and other methods of alternative dispute resolution often occur in a legal setting. An understanding of the role of various players involved in legal matters will assist in conflict resolution. Learners will be provided with a foundation in the unique relationships that form in a legal environment. Legal process and relationships in the areas of torts, contracts, wills and estates, civil litigation, family law, and tribunals will be introduced. Learners will also explore court structure in Ontario to gain a basic understanding of the justice system in Ontario.