Court Room Etiquette
Sometimes life forces us into situations we would rather not be in. Family court is just one such example. Litigants walk into a courthouse and to them, it can be like stumbling onto another planet where they don’t know the rules or the language. And like the song says, “everybody hates a tourist.”
Being Charged in Canada: What To Do
People in Canada who are or will be charged with a criminal offence have many important decisions to make. The consequences of being found guilty of a criminal offence in Canada go well beyond the immediate sentence and criminal record that result from a conviction being entered
Preparing to Meet Your Family Law Lawyer
It can be a big waste of time for both you and family lawyer if you are not prepared for your first meeting. Being unprepared may also end up costing you money because it will take longer for the family lawyer you hire to get up to speed on your legal matter. First of all, the Canadian family lawyer will want to know who you are and how you can be contacted. The family lawyer may also ask for a p
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
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.