Covid-19 and Family Violence Concerns

Jennifer Koshan, a Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary, posted a helpful blog on April 10, 2020 about Domestic Violence and Legal Responses to Covid-19 in Alberta.

Professor Koshan discusses efforts of lawmakers and courts in Alberta to address family violence issues during the pandemic, touching on Civil Protection Orders, Criminal Law, Family and Child Protection Law, Residential Tenancies Law, Social Assistance and Housing Law, and Employment Law.

The Alberta courts are still hearing applications for Emergency Protection Orders and Restraining Orders during the pandemic. For further information and assistance, consider contacting the Emergency Protection Order program.

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