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Tuesday, August 15, 2017 @ 8:45 AM

CUSTODY AND ACCESS - Practice and procedure

Appeal by the mother from an interim order varying the parties’ parenting arrangement and granting the father primary care. ... [read more]

Monday, August 14, 2017 @ 9:36 AM

What Bill 28 means to sperm donor pregnancies and surrogacy

The recent amendments to the Children’s Law Reform Act acknowledges the reality of family formation using assisted reproduction, However, there are cautionary notes that need to be taken into consideration. ... [read more]

Friday, August 11, 2017 @ 9:21 AM

How soaring real estate prices affect separating spouses Housing bubble

In recent years, home prices in the Greater Toronto Area have experienced a year-over-year spike in sale prices. Although this is positive news for families' net worth, this trend has caused particular difficulty for separating spouses. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 08, 2017 @ 12:04 PM

Legal Aid Ontario to hold consultations on challenges faced by racialized groups Kimberly Roach sm

Ontario’s capital is known as the most diverse city in the world, with over half of Toronto’s population being made up of racialized communities. Although this is a celebrated part of the province’s image, a large number of these groups live in poverty and struggle with access to legal services.   ... [read more]

Friday, August 04, 2017 @ 8:57 AM

Service of family process abroad must comply with Hague Convention Family flag

As the “nuclear family” of the 1960s is no longer the norm and Canadians become more accustomed to diverse manifestations of the family model, family lawyers and judges across the country are faced with increasingly complex fact scenarios, including issues related to multinational families. One such issue is the proper service of divorce or custody applications on a spouse who is living or working abroad. ... [read more]

Thursday, August 03, 2017 @ 3:24 PM

Rossi joins Miller Thomson as partner

Belinda Rossi is a new partner in Miller Thomson's Vaughan, Ont., office. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 02, 2017 @ 1:36 PM

Hi Tech: Marketing your legal startup | Luigi Benetton

This is the second article in a two-part series. Part one introduced three legal technology entrepreneurs whose businesses have launch dates between December 2016 and December 2017. Part two discusses the market they face and their plans to succeed.    ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 01, 2017 @ 11:09 AM

Romano joins Miller Thomson's family law practice as associate

Stephanie Romano has joined Miller Thomson as an associate in the firm's office in Vaughan, Ont. ... [read more]

Thursday, July 27, 2017 @ 8:32 AM

Paralegal debate: let’s settle for ‘better’ not ‘perfect’ access to justice | Julius Melnitzer

The current debate about paralegal representation in Ontario’s family courts, and the degree of opposition to it in the bar and judiciary, exemplify just how far the profession is removed from reality. ... [read more]

Thursday, July 27, 2017 @ 6:19 AM

Ontario Court of Appeal ruling may have ‘far-reaching effect’ on family law

The Ontario Court of Appeal has delivered a decision in a custody case that a family lawyer says may have far-reaching consequences. ... [read more]