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Videos

PLEIS-NB has produced a number of law-related videos.   The videos listed below may be viewed online, downloaded to your computer, purchased, or borrowed from our free video lending library.   

In addition to videos produced by PLEIS-NB, our video lending library contains videos on many topics such as Family Law, Family Violence and Youth Justice.

Family Law   Youth and the Law
Family Violence   Charities and Non-Profit Organizations

 

 

Family Law

Ask an Expert Videos
 
Are you thinking about completing and filing forms and documents to start a family law action in the Court of Queen’s Bench, Family Division? Before you do, consider watching these videos. They explain the importance of doing things correctly and the consequences if you do not. They encourage you to consider alternatives to going to court and to get legal advice. They also explain some common mistakes that people make when they represent themselves.  Finally, they offer some suggestions for putting your best case forward if you do go to court.
 

Divorce & Separation

This video explores one aspect of the separation and divorce process – the legal issues relating directly to the children. It presents general information on custody, access and child support, and explains the legal process and the options available for settling differences.  It also touches on issues that may arise when violence and abuse are present.
Audience: Parents
Running Time: 20 minutes VHS video (also included on the DVD For the Sake of the Children)
(Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick and, N.B. Dept. of Justice and Consumer Affairs, Revised 2009)

This video is available:
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For the Sake of the Children

A series of family law videos that accompany a free information program for parents living separately (includes Divorce and Separation).
Audience: Parents
Running Time: approx. 60 minutes DVD
(Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick and, N.B. Dept. of Justice and Consumer Affairs, Revised 2010)

 

 

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Anything Can Happen

An educational video to increase awareness of legal and personal issues when divorcing parents cannot agree on custody of the children.
Audience: Parents
Includes: 28 minute VHS video and guide
(Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick, 1991)

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Family Violence

Changing the Ending

A video dealing with the fears and concerns of abused women who encounter the criminal justice system after being assaulted by their partners.
Audience: Abused women, service providers and the general public
Includes: 30 minute DVD or VHS video and guide
(Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick, 1997)

 

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Youth and the Law

You are not alone: Be supported through difficult times

A DVD intended to help provide teen victims of crime with an overview of the support and services available through Public Safety, Victim Services. The video may be viewed on Public Safety and PLEIS-NB websites.
Audience: Youth, parents, Victim Services, counsellors
Includes: 20 minute DVD and parent’s guide
(Public Safety, Victim Services and Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick and Public Safety, 2008)

 



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A Chance for Change

A youth justice video that depicts the out of court measures that are being used by police in New Brunswick to hold youth who come into conflict with the law accountable in the community.
Audience: Youth, parents, teachers, community
Includes: 12 minute DVD or VHS video and user’s guide
(Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick, 2005)

 

 

 

 

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Chasing Away Rain Clouds

Youth in New Brunswick discuss youth justice issues: how kids get in trouble, how to prevent it and the lasting effects that conflict with the law has on their lives.
Audience: Youth
Includes: 11 minute DVD or VHS video, discussion guide and lesson plan guide.
 

  

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Keys

(This title is also available for purchase.  Please see the Video Purchase Form for details.)
This educational video encourages youth to learn about their rights in a creative and interesting way, exploring concepts such as fairness and equality.
Audience:  Youth
Includes:  25 minute VHS video and guide
(Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick, 1992)                         

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Charities and Non-Profit

Welcome Aboard – The Role and Responsibilities of Board Members

This video provides an overview of the important role of a board of directors in a charity or non-profit organization. Julie is asked to consider joining the board of directors of the local animal shelter.  Although she occasionally volunteers, she feels like she needs more information about the work of the board before she agrees to join. Julie turns to her father and others involved in charities and non-profit organizations to learn more about the commitment she would be making and the rewarding experiences that can come from being a board member.

Time: 20 minutes - DVD (February 2010)

 

 

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Borrow          Closed Captioning           

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