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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]

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 @ 10:23 AM

Radley Family Law adds Tadman as associate

Gillian Tadman has joined Radley Family Law as an associate. ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 @ 8:30 AM

MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT - Spousal support - Calculation or attribution of income

Appeal by the husband from an order requiring him to pay monthly spousal maintenance of $3,600 based on an imputed income of $150,000. ... [read more]

Monday, July 24, 2017 @ 8:39 AM

Distributive tax knowledge will keep those negligence claims away

A tax topic that is becoming increasingly important and a fixture in family law corporate division is distributive taxes. This concept can attract negligence claims against a lawyer who does not consider them for his or her client. When it comes to division of family property, consideration of distributive taxes or lack thereof may mean gaining or losing hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of dollars for a spouse. ... [read more]