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 […]

 

Refraining Order

May 27th, 2014

Toronto Family Law lawyer, John Schuman, was recently asked this question: “How many times can a person get a refraining order against FRO from stopping them from suspending a driver’s licence? If they had one before, can they get another one?” Here is John’s answer: “Refraining Orders” are court orders that the Family Responsibility Office […]

 

Legal Jurisdiction Where a Common Law Couple Has Lived …

May 10th, 2014

This blog is written by Michelle Stephenson a summer law student at DSF. A recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision dealt with a situation relevant to many family law clients. Specifically, it dealt with what legal jurisdiction applies when a couple has split their time between two places, in this case Florida and Ontario. In […]

 

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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Spousal Support in Ontario and Canada

April 19th, 2014

Spousal Support in Ontario and Canada Today, John Schuman, the head of the Family Law Group at Devry Smith Frank LLP, discusses Spousal Support in Ontario and Canada and what you need to know about Spousal Support in Ontario and Canada. It explores some of the questions & initial issues that spouses, or unmarried partners, […]


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Toronto Family Lawyer Answers FAQ On Spousal Infidelity

March 10th, 2014

Read below as Devry Smith Frank LLP’s Toronto family lawyer, John Schuman answers a frequently asked question regarding spousal infidelity. Q: What are the first steps to take when you find out your husband (or wife) is cheating?  Can you change the locks and empty the bank accounts? A: Finding out that your spouse has […]

 

Can I Go Bankrupt to Get Out of Paying Spousal Support?

July 31st, 2013

Spousal support can be worth a lot of money.  Half of the income that a spouse earns can be paid to his or her ex-spouse as spousal support.  Since spousal support can be worth so much, it is not uncommon for a separated or divorced spouse to feel that they simply cannot afford to pay […]

 

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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Special and Extraordinary Child Support Expenses

April 22nd, 2013

Podcast #11 – Child Support’s Special and Extraordinary Expenses. This is episode of the Ontario Family Law Podcast is all about child support’s special and extraordinary expenses.  Parents share those expenses on top of base child support, so it is important for them to understand how this component of child support works.  This podcast explains […]


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