Introducing Toronto Family Law Blog
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Introducing Toronto Family Law Blog

Welcome to the Toronto Family Law Blog! This Blog has been created by Sarah Boulby and Jennifer Samara Shuber of Basman Smith LLP, with the intention of providing useful information and updates about Family Law and upcoming speaking engagements. We will touch on a wide array of topics such as Family law in Ontario, Family…

New Federal Child Support Guidelines
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New Federal Child Support Guidelines

Understanding the Federal Child Support Guidelines: Effective December 31, 2011 New Federal Child Support Guideline table amounts have been announced by the federal government. They will take effect December 31, 2011. The new tables are part of the Canadian government’s commitment to review the table amounts every five years at a minimum. Amounts increase in…

The ABCs of Costs and Family Law Rules
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The ABCs of Costs and Family Law Rules

Family Law Rules and the costs associated: As of July 1, 2004, all family proceedings in Ontario are governed by the Family Law Rules. These costs rules differ in many respects from the Rules of Civil Procedure that previously governed family law proceedings and, hence, distinguish family law from civil cases generally. Increasingly, under the…

The voice of children and family court
201109.23
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The voice of children and family court

Listening to the voice of children and family court It is a time of change in family law. The voice of children and family court is finally being elevated to its rightful place as an essential aspect of any custody determination. These children need lawyers, and lawyers need the specialized training required to handle these…

Family Law Expert: Making an informed decision
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Family Law Expert: Making an informed decision

Listening to your Family Law Expert might be your best move Divorce is often described as a “lose-lose” proposition. Although it can be difficult and emotional, divorce can help you make the best of a bad situation. To do so, you must be aware of the impact of your decisions. Talk to a Family Law…