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15 Popular Ways To Ruin A Family Matter

If you’re a family law lawyer or you’ve spent a little time around one, then you’ve probably had a day or two where you commented to yourself “oh, opposing counsel probably should’ve thought […]

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The Friendly Family Lawyer: They Really Do Have Your Back

Lawyers often get a bad rap. Go to the friendliest of cocktail parties (this is pre-COVID-19, mind you!) and you might find yourself sparking up a chat with a person – or several […]

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A Quick History of Women in Canadian Law

For several countries, including the U.S., the U.K., and Australia, the month of March each year marks a celebration. Women’s History Month. Although Canada actually commemorates this worthy milestone in October,[1] there can never […]

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“Alexa, Prove My Case!”- How to Use Smart Devices in Family Law

We live in a technological age. In our homes, offices, vehicles and even when some of us travel or go camping, there are electronic devices. These are often overlooked, ignored or forgotten all […]

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New Year, Same Pandemic: What to Expect for Family Law

There can be no debate.  The COVID-19 pandemic has had a deeply negative impact on many aspects of our society.  The economy, business, family interrelationships, and social interrelationships, just to name a few.  But […]

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Exclusive Possession of the Matrimonial Home

After spouses separate, disagreements about how to disentangle a family’s financial affairs often arise.  One area of dispute relates to the matrimonial home. In Ontario, the Family Law Act gives both spouses an […]

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