Global News Radio – David Frenkel talks prenuptial agreements and the importance of being financially prepared before you say, “I do”.


About Face: Essays on Addiction, Recovery, Therapies, and Controversies – Lisa Gelman and David Frenkel contributed two articles and the book was edited by an award-winning professor at Nipissing University Schulich School of Education

Lisa Gelman and David Frenkel contributed two articles in the book About Face: Essays on Addiction, Recovery, Therapies, and Controversies


Counselling for family law clients during a sea of change


Couples join less in holy matrimony and more in heavenly ignorance


The Lawyer’s Daily – Hidden mental health issues and family law


David Frenkel is quoted in Parliament

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CHCH Television – Lisa Gelman appearance on “Square Off” talking about DIY Divorce


CHCH Television – First Monday after New Years is known as ‘Divorce Day’

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National Post – Annulments are rare and tricky to get. So why would a McCain heiress in an acrimonious split file for one?

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Common Mistakes to Avoid When Preparing Financial Statements


Trust, freedom and inadequate financial disclosure


A different perspective on divorce: How it can help the individuals and the families


Advising family law litigators, protectors and clients on domestic violence issues


Paradigm shift needed


Courts consider whether alcohol mixes with employment in imputing income


Sex addiction and evidence in Canadian family law courts


Couples living together, apart


How the courts do the math on family loans


CJAD 800AM News Talk Radio


Using joint family venture to divide unmarried assets

The Lawyers Weekly

This article originally appeared in the September 23, 2016 issue of The Lawyers Weekly.


HelpMeSara – Podcast Feature

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Toronto Star – Seeking annulment for a quickie marriage? It’s not that easy

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Checkout My Business Magazine – Feature Article: This is where it starts to get better
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Global News Toronto – News Segment: Why some law firms are offering piecemeal services


Court orders spouse to pay advance of fees to fund litigation


Update law to deal with common-law property division: Gelman


Determining spousal support: who qualifies as a ‘spouse’?


Father regrets signing minutes of settlement


Former spouse receives entire life support payout


Lump-sum spousal support following short marriages


The impact of a Voice of the Child report on parenting time


Is parental alienation a mental health issue?


‘Gotcha’ cellphone recordings rarely admitted in divorce cases


Is an engagement ring a conditional gift?


Court determines that it lost jurisdiction in custody dispute


Strong evidence needed to change final family law orders


Court orders mother to undergo a capacity assessment


When sole custody is more appropriate than joint custody


Should we stay together for the children?


Father’s credibility questioned after review of Instagram account


Be quick with disclosure of financial documents amid divorce: Gelman


Court asked to determine if a divorce overseas is valid


Can income be imputed where a payor spouse is in jail?


Like it or not: forcing the sale of the matrimonial home


When is imprisonment appropriate for non-payment of support arrears?


Voice of the Child reports now offered throughout Ontario


Self-employment income in the context of child support


Am I your biological father? Paternity tests and child support


Proving intentional underemployment a tough task


Is a judge obligated to read all materials filed in a family law case?


When Ontario courts can decide custody and access matters


Sperm donor who donated to lesbian couple denied parental rights


Can a child refuse to visit a parent?


Agreements to arbitrate in family law


Common law spouses and claims for constructive trust


Weigh pros, cons before making alcoholism allegation against ex


Deferring a child support obligation


Interim spousal support and child support


Effect of new terminology likely limited in family law


Variation of support in the face of a separation agreement


Case could place more financial responsibility on grandparents


Father loses joint custody but retains access


Court upholds cohabitation agreement waiving spousal support


Family-like environment keeps staff upbeat, helps clients

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Wealthy Husband Ordered to Pay Wife Spousal Support of $30,000 per Month

In a recent case, an Ontario court considered the interesting question of how much spousal support should be awarded to a wife whose husband earned approximately $2,090,000 per year. The Parties’ Story The parties began to cohabit in December 2001, married in June 2006 and separated in May 2017. While the husband was a very …


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When Will Courts Consider Forgiving Arrears For A Parent Or Spouse?

Child support and spousal support obligations are serious, and failing to pay them could leave a parent in arrears, and a large debt to repay.  Only in certain situations will courts retroactively discharge or rescind support arrears. A recent case from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice serves as a good summary of which types …


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Court Finds Mother in Contempt

Court orders cannot be ignored or disobeyed, and complying with a court order is not optional. In a recent case, an Ontario court considered whether or not the mother of a young child was in contempt for refusing to grant access to the child’s paternal grandmother in accordance with a previous order. What Happened? The …


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