In The Media

When family law becomes a topic of public interest, our lawyers always join the conversation.

In Contentious Cases With Children, Solutions Need Expert Help

In highly contentious cases involving children, it is crucial to keep in mind that the child needs help. These cases require teamwork, and experts must be part of this collaboration, writes family lawyer Diana Isaac.

How Court Determines Who Owns Frozen Embryos When Spouses Split

In a groundbreaking case, Ontario’s top court recently ruled that an embryo could not be implanted in a woman without her ex-husband's consent. Family lawyer Ron Shulman explains how a court could make a decision about such a novel case, even though legislation could not provide a clear answer.

This article was originally published by The Lawyer's Daily, a Division of LexisNexis Canada, 

Am I Obligated To Pay Child Support If I Didn’t Know The Child Existed?

A man in the U.S. just found out he is father...16 years after the child was born. The mother is only now seeking child support. Family lawyer Laura Paris explains how a case like this one might be resolved in Canada.

What Does The Family Responsibility Office Do?

Family lawyer Rick Peticca comments on a listener’s nightmare divorce and frustrating experience with the Family Responsibility Office (FRO).

Moving Back Home With A Spouse? Beware Of Potential Pitfalls

Data shows that more couples are moving back home with their parents in order to save for a place of their own. But not every couple remains part of one happy family.

In fact, Ron Shulman says he’s seen an uptick in cases where families are in conflict over domestic arrangements gone wrong. But, the good news is that there are things parents and spouses can do to ensure they don't end up spending their savings on legal fees.

Mediation Training Key For Lawyers Helping Abused Clients

When working with a client who is experiencing abuse, family law lawyers want to help. But there is no structured procedure, or even guideline for that matter, for them to follow. Mediation training could be the key to equipping all family law lawyers with an invaluable skill set to better help these clients, shares Ron Shulman.

This article was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily, a Division of LexisNexis Canada.