$700K Lawsuit filed by Mother of Disabled Student left …

May 23rd, 2017

By: Nicolas Di Nardo Back in January, a bus driver unintentionally abandoned a young disabled woman, Wendy Mastache, on a school bus after the driver was done her route. Wendy suffers from autism, and was left on the bus for about 6 hours in weather that was just above freezing on January 23rd. She also […]

 

Making Canadian Courts Great Again

January 18th, 2017

By: Victoria Yang Trump’s upcoming inauguration for our neighbor down south is looming as many of us are still coming to terms with the election results. To say that the election was a controversial and polarizing one is a gross understatement. Canada tuned in, as social media, newspapers, radio stations and everything in between exploded […]

 

How to Hear the Voice of the Child in Custody Access Ca …

August 22nd, 2014

How to Hear the Voice of the Child in Custody Access Cases One of the hottest topics in Family Law and Divorce Law is how to hear what the children want. Ontario Family Law says that children must be heard in proceedings that affect them. This episode of the Family Law Podcast was recorded live […]

 

Do I really have to wait a year to get divorce?

June 13th, 2014

In Ontario, the Ontario Superior Court can grant divorce on one of three grounds: 1. On the basis of separation for a year with no reasonable chance of resuming cohabitation; 2. On the basis of cruelty and 3. On the basis of adultery. In order to get a divorce on any of these grounds, your […]

 

Starting and Responding to Family Court Proceedings

April 20th, 2014

Starting and Responding to Family Court Proceedings Family Court Step by Step – Part 1 This episode, hosted by John Schuman, the head of the Family Law Group at Devry Smith Frank LLP, discusses how you need to know about starting and responding to Family Court Proceedings and what steps you have to take first. […]


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How Do You Give Money To Your Child, But Not Their Spou …

March 7th, 2014

It is very common for parents to want to give money, or property, to their adult children, but want to keep it from their child’s spouse (their son-in-law or daughter-in-law).  So common is this question, that both this podcast and this podcast address the issue.  There are ways to to do this, but you need to be […]

 

Kids in Divorce

June 7th, 2013

Should the Kids Be Involved in the Divorce??? Parents involved in a separation and divorce often wonder if the children should be involved in the process of creating the new reality for the family.  On the one hand, the change has profound impact on every aspect of a child’s life and changes his or her […]

 

How Step Parents And Grandparents Can Have To Pay Child …

May 8th, 2013

Podcast #12 – How Step Parents And Grandparents Can Have To Pay Child Support. Parents and even Grandparents can find themselves on the hook for child support in Canada. This is episode of the Ontario Family Law Podcast explains how that happens. The basic premise of child support is that it is paid by all […]


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What Does The Term “Custody Of A Child” Mean?

January 29th, 2013

Podcast #7 – What Does The Term “Custody Of A Child” Mean? How Does A Judge Decide Who Should Get It? This episode is about the important issue of “custody of the children.”  What does that term really mean?  The legal meaning is very different from what most people think. Is it important to have […]


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