November 24, 2023
Getting married in Ontario when one or both of the parties has a divorce granted in a foreign country? You must get a foreign divorce opinion letter from a lawyer. Here are the steps.
Intimate Partner Violence: How Are Children Impacted, And What Is Considered By The Court When Making Orders About Children?
July 19, 2023
This third entry in a three-part series about how Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) may affect children and how a family law court may take IPV into consideration when making orders involving children.
June 22, 2023
In this blog, a law student reflects on the qualities of a good family lawyer, including being strategic, cost-effective and focused on resolution.
April 18, 2023
This blog takes a closer look at third-party gifts or loans (for example, from a parent to an adult child) and how that’s affected in the event of separation or divorce.
March 31, 2023
This second entry in a three-part series covers IPV (Intimate Partner Violence, also known as domestic violence) and its role in criminal court cases and family law matters. It takes March 2022 changes to legislation into account.
February 13, 2023
This first entry in a three-part series defines Intimate Partner Violence (also known as domestic violence) and includes local and legal supports that are available in Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario.
January 23, 2023
This pre-wedding legal checklist covers legal aspects like Wills, Powers of Attorney, Marriage Contracts and more.
November 14, 2022
Understanding the requirements for spousal support (alimony), including entitlement, self-sufficiency, length of relationship, child support, incomes, and ability to pay.