The Office of the Children’s Lawyer

The Office of the Children’s Lawyer or “OCL” represents children in active court proceedings in the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice who are under the age of eighteen in cases involving issues such as custody, access and child protection. A parent, family member, interested third party or the Court may… Read More »

What is a Matrimonial Home?

A matrimonial home is defined at section 18(1) of the Family Law Act as “every Property in which a person has an interest and that is or, if the spouses have separated, was at the time of separation ordinarily occupied by the person and his or her spouse as their family residence”. It is important… Read More »