Evelyn Thompson, Family Law Clerk

All of us knows a personality like the one whom Mr. Trump is trying to portray in his run-up to the Presidency. (I am ever hopeful he is not the person who he pretends to be). Experienced family law lawyers have seen many like him. I am also sure

By Douglas J. Manning, Partner, Certified Specialist in Family Law

So you want to “win” your child custody case?  Here are some do’s and don’ts:

  1. The most successful party is almost always the more cooperative parent:  Avoid picking fights with, or escalating fights with the other parent.
  2. Basic care for the children should be

By Douglas Manning, Partner, Certified Specialist in Family Law

In these days of ever-increasing complexity insocial media.png how we communicate (and perhaps why we communicate) couples might be well-served to discuss the “Rules of Engagement” in how they use their social media accounts.  Relationships are hard enough as it is, but now with the rise

Barrie Hayes, Partner, Family Law

Statistics Canada has recently released an analytical paper addressing parenting and child support after separation or divorce. Highlights of the paper are as follows:

In 2011, approximately 5,000,000 Canadians had separated or divorced within the last 20 years. Of these, about one quarter currently had at least one child