FROM LAW TIMES: Proportionality in family law disputes
Proportionality has become increasingly important in civil law disputes, but is less commonly seen in family law disputes because of the emotional issues involved. Our own Timothy Sullivan was asked [...]
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FROM ADVOCATE DAILY: The FRO’s lack of discretion
The Family responsibility office is powerful, but can’t always be responsive From this week’s article on AdvocateDaily, by our own Timothy Sullivan: A recent cost order imposed by the Ontario [...]
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ASK A LAWYER: What happens when you hire a lawyer and everything goes wrong?
The series of checks and balances that help to protect clients With the news so often carrying stories of lawyers involved in scandals, it’s hard not to worry that you’ll [...]
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7.5 tips for choosing a family lawyer in Ontario
Asking the right questions will help you find the right fit The truth is that sometimes in life, you need a family lawyer:  To help with estates, wills and powers [...]
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ASK A LAWYER: Remedies for an unfinished renovation
“I paid a contractor $35,000 to renovate the kitchen. It’s been 6 months, it’s only half-done, and I’m pretty sure he’s not going to finish it. What are my remedies [...]
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FROM ADVOCATE DAILY: Adult adoption
Residency should be flexible in adoption of adult child From this week’s article on AdvocateDaily, by our own Timothy Sullivan: Judicial discretion should be exercised if someone wants to adopt [...]
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Civil Proceedings vs Criminal Complaints
Which makes more sense? Like so many of you, no doubt, I have been following the battle between Kesha/Dr Luke/Sony Music with some interest in the past week or two. [...]
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FROM ADVOCATE DAILY: Grandparent access
Ultimately, parents make the decisions From this week’s article on Advocate Daily, by our own Timothy Sullivan: A recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision underscores how grandparents have no [...]
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Happy holidays from SullivanLaw!
Well, it’s that time of year again, when no one really wants to read blog posts about weighty legal matters. However, I did want to take the time to thank [...]
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FROM LAW TIMES: Judges’ role as inquisitor
A recent Superior Court of Justice decision has “endorsed judges’ role as an inquisitor in family law cases.” As this November 9th Law Times article indicates, the response to the decision [...]
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