Family Law

Our family lawyers help clients resolve complex matters involving child custody and access, adoption, reproductive technology issues, child welfare, same sex issues, child and spousal support, property issues and divorce. Within our group, we offer a wide range of expertise, as litigators, negotiators, and collaborative practitioners. Depending on each client’s needs, we facilitate solutions through negotiated Separation Agreements, Cohabitation Agreements, Marriage Contracts, Surrogacy Agreements and by skilled representation in Court.

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Lawyers Practising Family Law

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Cheryl Appell

416.927.0891 ext. 122

appell@dicksonlawyers.com

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Jane Ja-Eun Huh

416.927.0891 ext. 126

jhuh@dicksonlawyers.com

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Sharyn Langdon

416.927.0891 ext. 125

langdon@dicksonlawyers.com

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E. Llana Nakonechny

416.927.0891 ext. 141

llana@dicksonlawyers.com

Practices

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Negotiation of Separation Agreements

Our family practice covers all issues relating to separation and divorce incuding parenting of children, spousal and child support and property division.

Cohabitation Agreements / Marriage Contracts

The collaborative process and negotiation are well suited to resolution of issues for Cohabitation Agreements and Marriage Contracts.

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Adoption

Our adoption practice includes all aspects of private adoptions, including local adoptions, step-parent adoptions, inter-provincial adoptions and international adoptions.

Collaborative Practice

Collaborative practice is a respectful and dignified process to resolve issues of separation and divorce without going to court. Clients and their lawyers work as a team with family and financial professionals, if required, to reach an acceptable settlement which best meets both clients’ interests.

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Litigation

Our family litigation practice includes representation of clients at all levels of courts and includes all issues relating to separation and divorce, child protection and adoption.

Mediation

Mediation assists clients in facilitating the settlement of all family law issues. Each client retains separate lawyers for legal advice. Their lawyers may also participate directly in the mediation process.

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Call us at 416.927.0891