PRENUPS- TO SIGN OR NOT

PRENUPS- TO SIGN OR NOT

To sign a prenup or not to sign a prenup. A very good question. The starting point in providing an answer is to understand what value a prenup can pos...
YOU WANT TO MOVE WITH YOUR CHILDREN

YOU WANT TO MOVE WITH YOUR CHILDREN

You are separated or divorced with a child living with you. Your ex has been given access rights (now called parenting time) to the child by way of a ...
Divorce Now???

Divorce Now???

These are difficult times for everyone. Families are confined to spaces – some very small and some larger. But that does not mean that the peopl...

The Lawyers Daily: Ontario Court of Appeal ruling misinterprets SCC’s Balev decision, says family lawyer

A lawyer involved in a case that resulted in the Supreme Court of Canada revising how domestic courts determine the “habitual residence” of childr...
The Hague Convention in Canada – Post Balev

The Hague Convention in Canada – Post Balev

The evolution of Hague Convention cases in Canada post the Supreme Court of Canada decision in O.C.L. v Balev has been disappointing, discouraging, an...
THE HAGUE CONVENTION – THE NEW RULES

THE HAGUE CONVENTION – THE NEW RULES

The Supreme Court of Canada recently decided a case in which I appeared as the lawyer for the father, that has changed the way Hague Convention cases ...
ACCESS TO CHILDREN – Time to Change the Rules

ACCESS TO CHILDREN – Time to Change the Rules

Why are we still arguing about establishing basic access or parenting rights in 2018?  One of the most frustrating areas within the practice of famil...