Gelman & Associate's statement regarding COVID-19 - Read More

Given the ever-changing status of COVID-19 in Ontario, we want to assure clients that our firm remains open for business. However, in order to safeguard the health of our employees and clients, we will be closing our office in the interim, and our lawyers and staff will be working remotely. It is important that our clients know there will be no interruption in our service and our focus is handling your important legal matters. We will ensure that we do everything we can to advance your matter as much as possible.

Please note that the courts are currently closed, with the exception of urgent legal matters.

While we may not be able to meet in our office, we are fully prepared to continue to offer all of our legal services paperless and conduct important meetings using digital technology. Please feel free to contact us anytime at or call us at 1-844-736-0200. You may also contact any of our lawyers directly with your query and we will get back to you right away.

This is a very difficult time we are all experiencing but our commitment to our clients is as strong as ever. With all of us working together, and supporting one another, we will get through this.

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Latest posts from the Gelman & Associates blog


Terminating Spousal Support

What constitutes a “material change in circumstances” when it comes to a party’s request to terminate spousal support? In a recent case, the Ontario Court of Appeal considered this very question and was asked to determine whether the trial judge erred in terminating spousal support. The Husband’s Decision to Retire The parties were married for …

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Who Is In The Best Position To Decide If Schools Are Safe?

We wrote last week about the return to school and the annual spike in trials related to moving a child from one school to another. Of course, COVID-19 has only added to the number of issues that parents must sort through as disagreements can arise about whether it’s safe to send a child to attend …

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The Children’s Best Interests: Changing Residences and Schools During COVID-19

As the court in a recent case stated, the pre-Labour-Day “Let’s Change Johnny’s School” urgent motion has become somewhat of an unwanted annual tradition. In this instance, the father brought a motion to change both the country where the children were going to live and where the children were going to go to school. The …

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