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June 2018

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June Update:

Our team has been hard at work this spring. We have represented clients all across Southern Ontario and have helped many with our consultation process.


If you are interested in a consultation with us, please visit the consultation page on our website.

Sponsorships:  We are proud to sponsor worthy events and conferences.
 Third Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser (June 20, 2018) in support of Canadian Center for Men and Families
CLE's and Events Attended:  Continuing Legal Education is an important component of our professional lives.  We endeavour to keep up with the law.  Here is a sample of some courses that our lawyers have recently attended:
Gene C. Colman:
  • 30 May 2018: "Estate Tax Planning Gone Awry", B'nai B'rith Foundation Lawyers' Division
  • 29 May 2018: "Family Trusts Under Family Law", FDRIO Webinar 
  • 20 May 2018: "Shaming in Jewish Law and Israel Law" with Supreme Court of Israel Justice Neil Hendel, Beersheva, Israel
  • 6 May 2018: "Professional Confidentiality and the Demands of Jewish Law", Yeshiva University
  • 30 April 2018: "Tips and Traps in Preparing Form 13.1 Financial Statements",  FDRIO Webinar
Gloria Antwi
  • 23 May 2018: Divorcemate Training Seminar, Divorcemate Software Inc.
  • 16 May 2018: Divorcemate Training Seminar, Divorcemate Software Inc.
  • 30 April 2018: Recent Developments and Complex Issues in Property and Equalization, Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development
Kulbir Rehal:
  • 31 May 2018: Financial Statements Bootcamp, Canadian Bar Association
  • 29 May 2018: Surviving in Family Law, North Toronto Family Court Education Committee
  • 3 May 2018: 2018 Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario (FDRIO) Conference
  • 30 April 2018: Financial Statement Errors, Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario (FDRIO)

Blog Posts:
How Breastfeeding Is Used to Deny Parenting Time with Fathers
Parenting Time for Fathers with Infant Children
Jenny Kirshen covers cases addressing the issue of parenting time for fathers with infant children while the mother is breastfeeding.  Read More
Amendments to the
Divorce Act, Bill C-78
Gene Comments on Bill C-78
This new federal legislation has some good parts but it misses the mark on what should be a fundamental realignment of our approach to child custody cases.  We need a rebuttable presumption in favour of Equal Shared Parenting.  Read Part 1;   Read Part 2
Advocate Daily Articles Featuring Gene C. Colman:
What You Need to Know About Cancelling Child Support Arrears
What Has Changed in Recent Years?
Gene explains the law on cancelling child support arrears.   Read More
Reuniting With Your Grandchild
Grandparents Should be Peacemakers, Not Troublemakers
Gene explains how to react when you are blocked from seeing your grandchild.   Read More
Pioneering Advocate of Family Rights
Gene C. Colman's History of Helping Fathers and Families
A profile of Gene C. Colman's career as an equal shared parenting advocate.  Read More


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