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


Common Mistakes to Avoid When Preparing Financial Statements


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


Trust, freedom and inadequate financial disclosure


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


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


Case could place more financial responsibility on grandparents


Father loses joint custody but retains access


Paradigm shift needed


Court upholds cohabitation agreement waiving spousal support


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


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

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Using joint family venture to divide unmarried assets

The Lawyers Weekly

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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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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


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

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Court Determines Which School Child Will Attend

An Ontario court recently granted a mother’s request seeking an order that her child attend a specific school for the upcoming school year.   A Special Needs Child The parties separated in 2008. The parties had one child, X, who was 13 years old and starting grade 8 in September 2018. The parties had shared …


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Single Mother of Adult Disabled Son Secures Continued Child Support Payments in Precedent Setting Decision

In a precedent setting decision, an Ontario judge has awarded a single mother in Brampton, Ontario monthly payments of more than $500 to care for her disabled adult son for the remainder of his life. Child’s Father Stopped Support Payments The woman’s son was born with Di George Syndrome– a genetic abnormality which results in …


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Like it or Not: Forcing the Sale of the Matrimonial Home

The court recently examined the interesting question of whether, and under what circumstances, a party can obtain an order to sell their matrimonial home even when their spouse opposes the sale.   The Parties’ Story The parties were married in 1979, separated and reconciled in 2009 and 2014, and separated for a final time in …


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