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Family lawyers back NDP bill to amend Family Law Act

Thursday, April 06, 2017 @ 2:34 PM | By Amanda Jerome

For family lawyers like Gary Joseph, the Family Law Amendment Act (Support for Adult Children) has been a long time coming.

Gary Joseph“Back in 2010, Justice [Carole] Curtis commented that this legislation needed to be amended to address this concern and the government ignored that,” said Joseph, a Toronto-based family lawyer. “I really think some questions should be put to the government and let’s see what they do with this bill. A private member’s bill is always hard to put through, but it’s an appropriate amendment.”...