When family law becomes a topic of public interest, our lawyers always join the conversation.
No one is trying to argue that dogs aren't important. But, our lawyer Rick Peticca makes an excellent point that if the court starts treating pets like human, it’s going to attract all the rights and obligations that humans have. It’s a slippery slope.
Canadians don't have the ability to sue for alienation of affection, which is essentially suing someone for stealing your spouse, associate lawyer Laura Paris tells Advocate Daily. But south of the border, some states will allow it.
The realization that a pension must be divided in a divorce can be a tough pill to swallow, especially when a party's earning years are numbered. Diana Isaac, associate at Shulman Law Firm, looks to minimize surprises and damage for grey divorcees by sharing some key information in this Financial Post article.
Couples often think about who will get the house, cottage or the car, but fewer people consider what will happen to their debts when seeking a divorce. Diana Isaac, associate at Shulman Law Firm, addresses this hidden issue on BNN Bloomberg.
Determining intentional underemployment isn't always as straightforward as one might think. As associate lawyer Rick Peticca demonstrates in his interview with Advocate Daily, it truly depends on the unique circumstances of each case.
A Toronto pastor is asking to have his identity kept secret in a paternity case - but for all the wrong reasons. Family lawyer Ron Shulman says if kids aren't directly involved, it's unlikely for someone in this position to be awarded anonymity. See what he has to say about balancing privacy and public interest in this Toronto Star article.