Most of the time, when someone wants to end their marriage they apply to the court for a divorce. Particularly if there are no contentious issues in play, a divorce can be relatively quick, straightforward and inexpensive. A recent British Continue reading I do, I didn’t
Bill 207, which proposes significant changes to Ontario’s Children’s Law Reform Act, has passed Second Reading and is being reviewed by the legislature’s Justice Committee. Luke’s Place was invited to make a submission to the committee on Tuesday October 13th. Continue reading Taking it to the committee
For some years, the Law Society of Ontario has been grappling with how to increase access to justice for Ontarians. This has taken many forms, including, as I have written about here before, licensing paralegals to provide some family law Continue reading Will this increase access to justice?
On September 24th, Ontario’s Attorney General Doug Downey introduced Bill 207, the Moving Ontario Family Law Forward Act. This Bill is the province’s long-anticipated follow-up to the federal government’s 2019 changes to the Divorce Act, which are to come Continue reading Better, but not perfect