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  • I Have Been Served With A Family Law Application, What Happens If I Do Not Respond (By The Deadline)?

    I have been served with a Family Law Application, what now? When you are served with a family law Application, you are given a first court date and a 30-day deadline by which to respond by filing a document known as an Answer. The first court date is known as a First Appearance which is conducted by … Read more »

  • Parent Access Schedules & COVID-19

    What happens when a parent insists on changing the parent access schedule and on more time during the COVID-19 pandemic:  Medu v. Medu. Many parents are currently struggling with the disrupted access schedules in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. One parent may feel that the other is not exercising th … Read more »

  • Voice of the Child Reports: What You Need to Know

    Children remain an integral unit of the family, long after parties separate. As such, the child/children’s views and wishes are a relevant and practical consideration when constructing a parenting plan for the parties’ separation. This is where Voice of he Child Reports come into play. When parties … Read more »

  • How to Get Spousal Support in 4 Easy Steps

    What is Spousal Support? Spousal support, sometimes called “alimony”, is money paid from one spouse to the other after the dissolution of the relationship. The obligation to pay spousal support is a legal one, and may arise either from a marriage, or from a common-law relationship.[1] Spousal suppor … Read more »


    Child Protection in Ontario Child Protection is unlike any other area of family law. The decisions made in the Child Protection context are of similar or even greater in importance and impact to those made in criminal courts.  Of note, there is no presumption of innocence, no standard of guilty beyo … Read more »