Frenkel Tobin Family Law and Divorce Blog


  1. Dec 6 Gaslighting — its use as a sword and a shield in Canadian family law
  2. Nov 16 Considering vulnerable parties in family law matters
  3. Sep 21 Standing up to inflation by varying one outdated spousal support order or agreement at a time
  4. Jul 15 Why determining the date of separation in family law is so complex
  5. May 6 Post-divorce Love Awaits: How to find your soulmate
  6. Mar 1 Extraordinary Expenses Chart
  7. Feb 14 Divorce lawyers hear their clients’ deepest traumas. They need therapeutic training
  8. Jan 21 Property Division in Ontario
  9. Jan 11 A Closer Look Into Extraordinary Expenses
  10. Jan 5 Lessons learned at my first family law trial


  1. Nov 22 As a first-year lawyer during the pandemic, I needed to reflect to reconnect
  2. Nov 12 Parenting plans and the holidays: A true Christmas miracle
  3. Oct 4 Top 5 Reasons to Provide Organized Disclosure to Your Lawyer
  4. Sep 30 Family law and gymnastics: Unexpected similarities
  5. Sep 20 Mandatory Information Program (MIP), Explained
  6. Sep 6 How to File a Simple Divorce in Ontario: A Step-by-Step Guide
  7. Aug 23 The Case Conference Brief: Steps, Purpose, and Requirements
  8. Aug 10 The Importance of Financial Statements in Family Law Proceedings
  9. Jul 22 Spousal Support in Ontario, Explained
  10. Jul 20 Child Support in Ontario, Explained
  11. Jul 12 Best Interests of the Child in Ontario Family Law Proceedings
  12. Apr 30 What you need to know about separation agreements
  13. Apr 16 How to Navigate A Grey Divorce And Its Unique Challenges
  14. Apr 14 Moving To A Different Place After Divorce
  15. Mar 1 What Happens If You Sponsor and Then Separate from Your Spouse?
  16. Mar 1 How to Reduce Child & Spousal Support Payments During the Pandemic
  17. Feb 26 How to Hire A Divorce Lawyer in Ontario: Complete Checklist
  18. Feb 26 How to Get Your Child’s Wishes Heard in Ontario Family Custody Disputes
  19. Feb 24 How to Deal with Spousal Support & Tax Consequences in Ontario?
  20. Feb 24 How to Calculate Shared Custody Percentage and Payments in Ontario
  21. Feb 22 Extraordinary Expenses: What Are Section 7 Expenses In Ontario?
  22. Feb 22 Stopping anti-vaccination debate from entering legal system
  23. Feb 22 How Coronavirus Pandemic Affects Separation/Divorce Process
  24. Feb 13 Spouse won’t sign divorce papers
  25. Feb 13 Will Divorce Affect Your Citizenship Status?
  26. Feb 10 Travel outside of Canada with your child
  27. Feb 10 Types of Child Custody
  28. Feb 7 Divorces are Granted in Canada on the Breakdown of the Marriage
  29. Feb 7 Win Sole Custody of a Child
  30. Feb 4 My Spouse’s Consent to file for Divorce


  1. Nov 16 What is Matrimonial Home?
  2. Oct 26 Imputing income in the face of alcohol addiction
  3. Oct 26 Property division for common-law spouses: unjust enrichment and the joint family venture
  4. Aug 27 Modifying a Child Custody Agreement
  5. Aug 27 Parental Alienation
  6. Aug 27 Reasons Why Prenups May be Declared Invalid by the Court
  7. Aug 27 How to Deal with High Conflict Co-Parent
  8. Jun 1 How to Keep Morale While Working from Home
  9. May 27 A glimpse into the future of post-COVID family law
  10. Apr 2 Current guidelines for urgent parenting motions during COVID-19
  11. Mar 3 Accountants: Willing and unwilling participants in family law litigation
  12. Feb 28 Mental health awareness is positive, but can create challenges for family law
  13. Jan 27 Marriage Story: Important lessons for divorcing spouses [PDF]


  1. Jul 20 A different perspective on divorce: How it can help the individuals and the families