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Paul Slan featured in Canadian Family Offices

Paul Slan featured in Canadian Family Offices

Paul Slan was recently featured in Canadian Family Offices on the importance of signing a pre-nup or co-habitation agreement sooner than later.

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Jennifer Long featured in the Toronto Star

Jennifer Long featured in the Toronto Star

Jennifer Long from Gelman & Associates  discusses 4 good reasons to opt for collaborative divorce.

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Watch Lisa Gelman on Strictly Money with Saijal Patel

Watch Lisa Gelman on Strictly Money with Saijal Patel

Lisa Gelman appeared on Strictly Money with Saijal Patel where she spoke about how addictions can intersect both money and the separation/divorce process.

Please watch here.

What is Family Law? (Jeffrey Mammon – Family Lawyer)

What is Family Law? (Jeffrey Mammon – Family Lawyer)

Watch Jeffrey Mammon on The Morrison Report, discussing family law in Ontario! Topics such as the difference between the rights of common law couples versus married couples, how separation can be navigated, and what marriage contracts, cohabitation agreements and prenuptial agreements contain, are discussed.

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Forward-thinking family law firm delivers the highest level of legal representation

Forward-thinking family law firm delivers the highest level of legal representation

A 50 year friendship forms the foundation of lawyers Lisa Gelman and Karen Kotansky’s thriving family law practice, Gelman & Associates.  As a female run firm, Gelman & Associates’ approach to law, places emphasis on the importance of nurturing relationships with their clients to deliver the best possible outcome. The customer experience is at the heart of the firm’s successful operation.

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Family Lawyer Cindy Scharff Got Featured in MoneyWise

Family Lawyer Cindy Scharff Got Featured in MoneyWise

Family law lawyer Cindy Scharff from Gelman and Associates in Barrie, Ontario was quoted by MoneyWise on their article about how to protect one’s finances when leaving an abusive partner. She said that while safety is the number one concern, somebody has to think of how to leave.

“A lot of people are starting from zero trying to figure out: Well, what do I even have? And then, what do I need? Both of those can be big unknowns to people when they’re trying to figure out how they can do this,” says Scharff.

Read the full article here.

The new way to divorce your spouse: What you need to know about living together apart

Lisa Gelman Offers an Insightful Look at Modern Separation and Living Together After Divorce.

Lisa Gelman Offers an Insightful Look at Modern Separation and Living Together After Divorce.

Ontario family law lawyer Lisa Gelman was recently featured in CanadaTalks SiriusXM 16. She shares a unique perspective on how to divorce a spouse in these challenging times of pandemic and what you need to know about living together apart.

“There are some fun ways for people who are separating, who are amicable. They’ve just grown apart and they realize that they no longer are going to be a significant other to another. But usually, when they have children, as always be this, because they’ve decided for the best interest of their children being great parents. ‘We’re going to put our issues behind and put the issues of our children first and with them to come to the realization, either on an interim basis, or long term. We’re going to save living apart under the same words, although we’re separated.’”

Listen to the full segment here.

Listen to Season 3 Episode 3: What Do Family Lawyers Do? From Law Girl by Jasmine Daya on Apple Podcasts

Lawyers say court-ordered custody agreements must be followed, even during COVID-19

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Breaking up is hard to do during a pandemic

Amendments to the Divorce Act come into force

Checkout My Business Magazine – Feature Article: This is where it starts to get better

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The tragedy of A.M. v. C.H.: Time for an interventionist approach

Producing financial disclosure in family law: A poem

Counselling for family law clients during a sea of change

Couples join less in holy matrimony and more in heavenly ignorance

About Face: Essays on Addiction, Recovery, Therapies, and Controversies – Lisa Gelman 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

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

Gelman & Associates is quoted in Parliament

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Preparing Financial Statements

Trust, freedom and inadequate financial disclosure

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

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

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

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

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Using joint family venture to divide unmarried assets

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

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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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HelpMeSara – Podcast Feature

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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

CJAD 800AM News Talk Radio

Global News Radio – Gelman & Associates talk prenuptial agreements and the importance of being financially prepared before you say, “I do”.

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How are Pensions Affected During a Separation or Divorce in Ontario

Private pensions are a valuable component of retirement planning for many Canadians as they offer predictable income and financial security beyond the Canada Pension Plan CPP. In Ontario, private pensions hold significant value, making them complex assets to handle during divorce or separation proceedings. Here are some commonly asked questions from our clients during separation …


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Grandparents Obtaining Custody (Decision-Making Responsibility) Over Their Grandkids

The well-being of a child can be as important to a grandparent as it is to a mother or father. Although most cases dealing with access and decision-making responsibility (formerly custody) are brought by parents, a grandparent may also seek a parenting order. While Canadian law does acknowledge a grandparent’s right to request access to …


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Understanding Parental Alienation in Ontario

In Ontario, parental alienation is recognized as a serious concern that can negatively impact the parent-child relationship as well as the wellbeing of the child.  Alienating actions may be subject to legal consequences in Ontario, whether they have occurred deliberately or unintentionally in family law proceedings. Speaking to a family lawyer can help clarify what …


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