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Gary Joseph

Can One Person be Both a Mediator and An Arbitrator in the Same Case?

  • 21 mars 2016
  • Gary Joseph

While a person can technically be both a mediator and arbitrator, deciding to proceed on this basis, appears to possibly heighten the threshold or burden of persuasion on the party to which the mediator has already communicated a view with respect to their case.

Droit de la famille, Student Forum
Sharon Shore

A Message from the Chair

  • 21 mars 2016
  • Sharon Shore

As a Bar, we need to advocate for unified family courts at both a provincial and federal level. If the Province of Ontario and the Law Society of Upper Canada are truly committed to addressing the issue of access to justice in family law, they need to work closely and collaboratively with the Federal Government to implement UFCs across the province. Enough with the bandage solutions.

Droit de la famille, Student Forum
Michael Cochrane

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Best Practices For Managing the Vexatious, the Enthusiastic and the Unwell Litigant

  • 18 janvier 2016
  • Michael Cochrane

“Some self-represented litigants never let go. Not only do they resist any reasonable attempt to settle a dispute consensually, they never accept defeat and they continue to fight on, in any available form, and especially in the courts, until they are forced to stop, which usually occurs when they experience financial self-annihilation.”

Droit de la famille, Student Forum
Steve Benmor

Are Diaper Change Tables a Sign of Change?

  • 18 janvier 2016
  • Steve Benmor

It is not uncommon for us family law lawyers to advise our male clients that having the children reside with them an equal amount of time after separation is extremely rare.

Droit de la famille, Student Forum

Did You Know?

  • 16 décembre 2015
  • Katharina Janczaruk

Everyone is looking forward to a few days off this month. Get plenty of rest because January is going to be even busier! Here’s a bit of what has been going on and what we can look forward to in the New Year. (Is it really 2016?)

Droit de la famille, Student Forum

Family Arbitration Mandatory Training - January 30, 2016

  • 16 décembre 2015
  • Philip Epstein and Alfred Mamo

The Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario with respect to Family Arbitration requires that family arbitrators must undertake ongoing training of 10 hours every two year period of which half must be on domestic violence or power imbalance issues.

Droit de la famille, Student Forum
Sina Hariri

A Necessity for Training in Family Violence Screening

  • 15 décembre 2015
  • Sina Hariri

Lawyers are all too familiar with the wide range of emotions that can permeate a separation between couples. We see it every day in our offices, and in court.

Droit de la famille, Student Forum