Immigration Law Consequences of Separation or Divorce

February 24th, 2015

Podcast #26 – Immigration Law Consequences of Separation or Divorce. The Ontario Family Law Podcast deals with issues related to marriage, separation, divorce, child welfare and even some children’s rights issues. The main host is John Schuman, a family lawyer, mediator, arbitrator and collaborative lawyer and the partner managing the Family Law Group at Devry […]


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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 […]

Why Personal Injury Victims Also Need A Family Law Lawy …

October 7th, 2014

Why Personal Injury Victims Also Need A Family Law Lawyer This is the Ontario Family Law Podcast, featuring issues related to marriage, separation, divorce, child custody, support, property and even some child welfare issues. It is a companion to the book The Guide to the Basics of Ontario Family Law, which is available on Amazon. […]

Dirty Divorce Tricks: Are They Worth It?

September 30th, 2014

It’s September. For many people, this month invokes sentiments of happiness and hope, as it feels like the start of a new year. People are generally relaxed following their summer holidays, they are back in a routine with the return of school, and there is a crispness to the air as a new season approaches. […]

Common Law Separation and Child Custody

September 16th, 2014

Toronto family law lawyer John Schuman was recently asked this question: ” I have been living common law for almost 5 years and we have a daughter together. Our relationship has gotten to a point where it gets worse every day. He owns the house, my name is not on it but we do our […]

Court of Appeal Clarifies Onus for Disclosure for Separ …

September 9th, 2014

In a decision that many family law litigants and lawyers will receive with open arms, the Ontario Court of Appeal has clarified the law with respect to financial disclosure in the family law context. In particular, the Court was asked to address the issue of whether the recipient of deliberately false, misleading disclosure in the […]

Afraid of Losing Assets due to Girlfriend’s Child …

August 22nd, 2014

Toronto family law lawyer John Schuman was recently asked this question: “I live with my girlfriend and have been together for about a year, I’m concerned because she’s been on welfare for 7 years, hasn’t filed taxes for that time, has years of outstanding child support as her ex has primary custody and refuses to […]

Can My Spousal Support Be Reduced Because I Have to Pay …

August 15th, 2014

When a child attends post-secondary education, the obligation to pay child support increases and a portion of the post-secondary expenses can be added to the amount of required child support.  For more on that, see this page.  If a parent is paying both child support and spousal support, adding on a contribution to the relatively […]

How Judges Decide Different Custody Cases

July 23rd, 2014

How Judges Decide Different Custody Cases This episode of the Family Law Podcast was recorded live at lecture that John Schuman gave to a group of legal professionals on the topic of the different parenting options after separation and how judges decide between them. This edition explains the real legal difference between sole custody and […]

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