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A wave of domestic violence, divorce and custody cases comes as court backlogs rise

In a sinking economy, few can afford family lawyers

A wave of domestic violence, divorce and custody cases comes as court backlogs rise
Cristen Gleeson is a partner practising through a law corporation at Baker Newby LLP in Chilliwack, B.C.

Before COVID-19 ever entered our collective vocabulary, family law litigants struggled to get help in what many described as an access-to-justice crisis. 

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