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Is There A Link Between Divorce Rates and Seasons?

Associate sociology Prof. Julie Brines and doctoral candidate Brian Serafini presented the findings at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association in Seattle, WA.


Family Law Workshops

The schedule below shows the upcoming family law workshops by region. The classes will be presented in the language indicated.


Ottawa Overhauls Judge Selection Process

There has been big news coming out of Ottawa this week regarding the Supreme Court of Canada's selection and appointment of Supreme Court Justices


Advantage of Siblings You May Not Realize

24 Reasons To Be Glad You Have A Sibling


Making Joint Custody Work

Coordinating schedules. Divvying up holidays. Shuffling kids between houses. Sharing child custody isn't always easy, especially when you're trying to agree with someone you couldn't stand being married to


Changes to the Universal Child Care Benefit Payment

You can use this calculator to see what child and family benefits you may be able to get and how much your payments may be.


Booklet on family law for immigrants officially launched in five languages



Preparing To Meet Your Real Estate Lawyer

Preparing To Meet With A Canadian Real Estate Lawyer It can be a waste of time for both you and the Canadian real estate lawyer if you aren't prepared for your first meeting, because it will take longer for the lawyer you hire to get up to speed on your legal matter. First of all, the real estate lawyer will want to know who you are and how you can be contacted. The real estate lawyer may also as


Is Mediation Right For Me?

Mediation is an effective way of resolving disputes without the need to go to court. It involves an independent third party - a mediator - who helps both sides come to an agreement.