Barry Nussbaum

March 24, 2021
Religious Marriage and Legal Rights

Is My Religious Marriage Recognized By Ontario Family Law?

Religious Marriage and how it affects your legal rights. Many people have been married in a religious context but have not been civilly […]
February 14, 2021
Family Law Restraining Order

Family Law Restraining Orders

What are Family Law Restraining Orders A Family Law Restraining Order is more or less what it sounds like, it is an Order […]
February 9, 2021

Domestic Violence

The unfortunate and prevailing issue of violence within the family impacts the family unit as a whole. While it is very common in matrimonial proceedings, it can be detrimental to either party of the relationship, as well as any children of the marriage or relationship. It is important to note, that domestic violence, or domestic abuse is not merely physical, but also extends to mental abuse.
February 7, 2021
Office of the Children’s Lawyer

A Simple Introduction to the Office of the Children’s Lawyer (OCL)

What is the Office of the Children’s Lawyer (OCL)? The express purpose of the Office of the Children’s Lawyer or the OCL is […]
January 24, 2021
Time Running Out To Anser Family Law Application

I Have Been Served With A Family Law Application, What Happens If I Do Not Respond (By The Deadline)?

I have been served with a Family Law Application, what now? When you are served with a family law Application, you are given […]
January 3, 2021
Access Schedules During COVID-19

Parent Access Schedules & COVID-19

What happens when a parent insists on changing the parent access schedule and on more time during the COVID-19 pandemic:  Medu v. Medu. […]
December 31, 2020
Voice of the Child Reports

Voice of the Child Reports: What You Need to Know

Children remain an integral unit of the family, long after parties separate. As such, the child/children’s views and wishes are a relevant and […]
December 20, 2020
Giving Spousal Support

How to Get Spousal Support in 4 Easy Steps

What is Spousal Support? Spousal support, sometimes called “alimony”, is money paid from one spouse to the other after the dissolution of the […]
December 17, 2020


Child Protection in Ontario Child Protection is unlike any other area of family law. The decisions made in the Child Protection context are […]