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The Amendments to the Divorce Act: How They Impact Your Practice

Date

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 (09:00 AM-12:00 PM)

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Alternate date: Tuesday, August 6, 2019 [click to view options]

CPD Hour(s)*
2 h 30 m Substantive
30 m Professionalism

Additional Information

Page Count: 296

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Chair
  • Cheryl Goldhart, C.S.
    Goldhart & Associates
Description
The amendments to the Divorce Act are expected to be passed soon. Do you know what the changes are and which ones will have the most impact on your clients? Our presenters take you through the pending amendments by addressing four key areas: promoting the best interests of the child, addressing family violence, reducing child poverty, and improving the accessibility and efficiency of the justice system. The new legislation will give judges and lawyers additional tools to resolve matters in a less adversarial and more cost-effective manner. Don't miss this opportunity to hear how.
  • Be aware of the guidelines that affect cases where mobility is an issue
  • Hear about the factors that will be considered when making parenting arrangements
  • Learn about resources for victims of family violence


Presenters

  • Cheryl Goldhart, C.S.Goldhart & Associates
  • Claire FaridSenior Counsel and ManagerDepartment of Justice (Ottawa)
  • Bailey DullerBirenbaum, Steinberg, Landau, Savin & Colraine LLP
  • Nicole TellierBarrister & Solicitor
  • Jennifer GoldWood Gold LLP
  • Lauren IsraelBarrister and Solicitor
  • Daniel Melamed, C.S.Torkin Manes LLP
  • Tami MoscoeOffice of the Chief Justice, Superior Court of Justice
  • The Honourable Susanne GoodmanSuperior Court of Justice
  • The Honourable David JarvisSuperior Court of Justice

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