Use Trial Time Wisely, Otherwise It’ll Cost You

June 11th, 2015

Though you may find it hard to believe, lawyers are the butt of many jokes. Throughout law school, friends and family were more than willing to take jabs at the profession I was hoping to enter. Some were funny, some were lame, and some were preceded by unnecessarily long, unrelated, and convoluted narratives, not unlike […]

 

When The Children’s Aid Society Calls

April 22nd, 2015

What to do when the Children’s Aid Society Calls This is the Ontario Family Law podcast, featuring issues related to marriage, separation, divorce and, today, some child welfare issues. It is a companion to the book A Guide to the Basics of Ontario Family Law, which is available as a paperback or ebook at Amazon, […]

 

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. […]

 

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 […]

 

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

Podcast #16 – The Conduct of the Trial. The Ontario Family Law Podcast is hosted by Certified Specialist in Family Law, Ontario family lawyer, mediator, arbitrator and collaborative lawyer, John Schuman. John is also the author of the Guide to the Basics of Ontario Family Law, which is available on Amazon. This episode of the […]


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