In The Media

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

Ownership Key In Family Disputes Involving Pets

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.

Husband Awarded $8.8M For Alienation Of Affection

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.

How To Mitigate Damage In A Grey Divorce

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.

How A High Debt-Load Can Affect A Divorce

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.

Balanced Call In Intentional Underemployment Case

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.

Judge Lifts Veil Of Secrecy In Pastor’s Paternity 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.