Katelyn Bell

August 6th, 2019

TORONTO FAMILY LAWYER Katelyn obtained an Honours Bachelor of Applied Science Degree from the University of Guelph in 2014 and she completed her J.D. in 2018 at the University of Ottawa. Katelyn was called to the Ontario Bar in 2019. Katelyn joined Devry Smith Frank LLP as a summer student in 2017, an articling student […]

Mason Morningstar

September 26th, 2018

TORONTO FAMILY LAWYER Mason graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School with a Juris Doctor in 2017, and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2018. During his time at Osgoode, Mason volunteered with the Family Law Project, where he assisted hundreds of low-income clients draft court materials and navigate the litigation process. Additionally, Mason competed […]

New Fairness for Children of Unmarried Couples

May 26th, 2017

A new Constitutional challenge is currently unfolding at the Brampton court house. Robyn Coates is challenging the validity of Ontario’s Family Law Act on behalf of her 22 year old son, Joshua Coates. Joshua has DiGeorge syndrome and suffers severe cognitive impairment. Robyn is arguing the law is discriminatory as it arbitrarily harms disabled children […]

Mark Seymour

March 3rd, 2017

FAMILY LAWYER IN TORONTO Toronto lawyer Mark Seymour joined Devry Smith Frank LLP (DSF) in 2017. Mark is licensed to practice in both Ontario, Canada and England & Wales. Mark graduated with LL.B Honours in Law from the University of Wales, Cardiff, where he was twice the recipient of Law Student of the Year. He […]

How Lawyers Help at Family Mediation

July 27th, 2015

Podcast #31 – How Lawyers Help at Family Mediation. Many separating couples are choosing to go to family mediation, rather than family court to resolve the legal issues between them. They do this because family mediation is usually, faster, much less expensive, less emotionally draining and results in much more tailored resolutions than family court. […]


Podcast: Play in new window


Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

The Importance of Evidence in Family Court Cases: John …

July 16th, 2015

The Importance of Evidence in Family Court Cases The Importance of Evidence in Family Court Cases: John Schuman & Justice Harvey Brownstone In this extended interview, Mr. Justice Harvey Brownstone, a Family Court Judge and John Schuman, a Toronto Family Lawyer & Certified Family Law Specialist provides some insights on The Importance of Evidence in […]

Family Law Seminar January 20, 2015

July 16th, 2015

Family Law Seminar January 20, 2015 – Video Archive Loading Player 1. Introduction – John P. Schuman (00.00) 2. Equalization of "What?" – Property Division on Marriage Breakdown – F. Timothy Deeth (02.40) 3. Equalization of net family properties and Common Law Couples – Michelle Farb (16.07) 4. Weird and Archaic Solutions to Bad Financial […]

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 […]

How to Have a Valid and Enforceable Separation Agreemen …

November 18th, 2014

Podcast #24 – Do You have a Valid and Enforceable Separation Agreement?. 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 is the partner managing the Family Law Group […]


Podcast: Play in new window


Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

Flag Counter
en-US,en;q=0.8