Podcast for First Responders

January 19th, 2015

Podcast for First Responders This is the Ontario Family Law podcast, featuring issues related to marriage, separation, divorce, child welfare, and also some children’s rights issues. It is a companion to the book, A Guide to the Basics of Ontario Family Law, which is available on Amazon, or by calling 416-446-5847. My name is John […]

 

Judge Lambasts Legal Profession’s Overreliance on Pap …

July 16th, 2014

Ira Marcovitch, Summer Law Student “The times,” Bob Dylan once eloquently quipped, “they are a changin’.” However, as evidenced by a recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court, they may not be changing fast enough for one commercial list judge. In a recent decision, Justice David M. Brown, no stranger to vocal criticisms of the […]

 

The Conduct of the Trial

June 28th, 2014

This is the Ontario Family Law podcast, featuring issues related to marriage, separation, divorce and even child welfare issues.  It is a companion to the book The Basics of Ontario Family Law, which is available on Amazon, or by calling 416-446-5847.  My name is John Schuman.  I am a certified specialist in Family Law, I […]

 

Dental Lawyers at the Ontario Dental Association’s AS …

June 16th, 2014

Ivan Merrow, Summer Law Student Devry Smith Frank LLP’s dental lawyers were proud to attend the 147th Annual Spring Meeting (“ASM”) of the Ontario Dental Association on May 8 and 9, 2014. The ASM boasts over 11,000 attendees every year, including dentists, dental hygienists, dental students, technologists, and dental assistants. The event was held in […]

 

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 […]

 

Trust and Property Division

June 12th, 2014

John Schuman, Toronto Family Law lawyer at Devry Smith Frank LLP, was asked this question just recently: “How do I go about getting money from the matrimonial home I lived in for 15 years and helped pay for renovations? The home is owned by my father-in-law. I am maxed out financially from getting the separation […]

 

Creative Settlement Possibilities in Multi-Party Disput …

June 3rd, 2014

Michelle Stephenson, Summer Law Student Creative Settlement Possibilities in Multi-Party Disputes Parties to complex, multi-party legal disputes should be aware of the option of forming settlement agreements with some parties within ongoing litigation. In many cases, these agreements can reduce risk to the settling parties, and/or reduce costs to all parties in the dispute. A […]

 

Law Society of Upper Canada Rejects Accreditation of Co …

May 29th, 2014

Michelle Stephenson, Summer Law Student After heated debate, the Law Society of Upper Canada has voted against accrediting a new law school being created at Trinity Western University (TWU), a private, Christian, educational institution. Specifically, the debate has centered around the school’s Christian community covenant, to be signed by students attending the school. Among other […]

 

Another failure to implement random alcohol and drug te …

May 26th, 2014

Michelle Stephenson, Summer Law Student Suncor Energy Inc. has recently attempted to implement a mandatory, random drug and alcohol testing policy among employees in “safety-sensitive” or “specified” positions at their oil sands work site Fort McMurray, Alberta. These positions are held by about 82% of the 3,383 union members employed at the site. The union […]

 
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