Judge says treat high conflict parents like children – by Jennifer Samara Shuber
In an earlier blog post, I made reference to a November 2016 decision of the Honourable Mr. Justice Alex Pazaratz and his denunciation of the parties’ practice of videoing each other with the child. More...
Weak OCL reports damage the chances of settlement – by Jennifer Samara Shuber
Weak reports by the Office of the Children’s Lawyer (OCL) may reduce the chances of out-of-court settlements in heated custody battles, says Toronto family lawyer Jennifer Samara Shuber. In a rece More...
March 21, 2017 by : in
Stopping Cellphone Videoing in Custody Cases – by Jennifer Samara Shuber
Cellphone videos and photos have become an epidemic in family law cases.  Almost every client who comes in the door wants to show me a video of his or her spouse behaving badly.  This is particularl More...
March 15, 2017 by : in
Relationship Tips: Talk, Listen and Love – by Jennifer Samara Shuber
A television show got me wondering about whether I had any advice for people who want to stay married, based on the experience I have had with parties getting divorced.  So here goes. Read the articl More...
March 7, 2017 by : in
Articles Feature News
Unwanted child is no grounds to sue mom for alleged lie about taking the pill

Audrey Shecter comments on Bonkalo report recommending a physician who unwillingly became a father after a brief fling has no grounds to sue the woman for emotional harm  -  even if she allegedly li More...

March 1, 2017 by : in
Announcements News
Congratulations to Jennifer Samara Shuber on her 20th Anniversary
Beard Winter LLP and her colleagues in the Family Law Group wish to congratulate Jennifer Samara Shuber as she celebrates her 20th anniversary of being called to the bar this month. While she jokes More...
February 7, 2017 by : in
Events Feature
Open Seminar | How to Resolve your Child Custody and Access Issues

Parenting of children continues after parents separate. Legal issues of custody and access need to be resolved. If you or someone you know is involved in a child custody and access dispute, join us at More...

January 24, 2017 by : in
Parents count the hours to pass 40 per cent test
By Audrey A. Shecter: Client: “I pay the full Guideline Table amount of support while Susie and Bobby spend many nights and weekends with me. This seems unfair.” Lawyer: “Let’s calculate the a More...
New Ontario Child Support Calculation Service
Shmuel Stern will be speaking at the Ontario Court of Justice Judicial Development Institute 2017 on January 12, 2017 on the new Ontario Child Support Calculation Service.