When family law becomes a topic of public interest, our lawyers always join the conversation.
California law allows judges to consider shared custody arrangements for pets caught in the middle of divorce. However, pets are still considered property in Canada, says family lawyer Diana Isaac. Will that ever change? And what can pet parents to do ensure they don’t end up fighting over Fido in the event of a divorce?
Whether you're entering into a marriage with the intent of keeping finances separate, or plan to mix love and money, it's critical to have a thorough money talk, says family lawyer Diana Isaac.
Click here to read more about this trending topic, and get some excellent tips from Pattie Lovett-Reid on how to have "the talk."
Almost all Canadian parents with kids between the ages of 18 to 35 have supported them financially in their adulthood. However, some adult children are in the opposite situation, and divorce may have something to do with that, shares family lawyer Rick Peticca. Read more to find out how this trend is affecting Canadian families.
The modernization of the federal Divorce Act is long overdue, but the changes are well intentioned, confirms Ron Shulman. In particular, the introduction of concepts such as parenting time, decision-making responsibility and contact should reduce conflict between separating co-parents and help remove winner-loser mentality.
Click here to read more about the exciting new changes to the act.
Think twice before you snoop! Laura Paris talks about the sophisticated new ways some spouses are trying to collect evidence, and how a court may (or may not) use that evidence in a family law case.
Drake’s family picture may not look the way he had thought it would, but the Canadian rap star is learning learning how to co-parent with the mother of his son, despite the fact that they never shared a long-term relationship.
Family lawyer Diana Isaac explains how custody and access may be determined for co-parents like Drake, and why allowing the child to develop a relationship with both parents is a good thing.