Custody and Access

Status Reviews and Children’s Aid Society (CAS)

November 28, 2017

By: Ashley Iyathurai Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. You should contact the Law Office of Jeff Jiehui Li, or another experienced family lawyer if you are concerned about your family law issues. One of the functions of the Children’s Aid Society (CAS) is…

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New Federal Child Support Guidelines came into effect

November 23, 2017

By: Jeff Li On November 21, 2017, the new updated Federal Child Support Guidelines and the corresponding Child Support Table came into effect. It is important for those parents who pay or receive child support to use the new Tables to determine the quantum of child support. Backgrounder: Child Support and Child Support Tables In…

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Seeking relief in Ontario after a foreign court has granted a divorce

February 24, 2017

By: Jeff Li and Ashley Iyathurai Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. You should contact Jeff J. Li Professional Corporation or a family lawyer if you are concerned about your family law issues. After a foreign court granted a divorce, can either of the…

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Plan for a stress-free holiday – Tips for separating parents

December 6, 2016

By: Ashley Iyathurai, Law Office of Jeff Jiehui Li Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. You should contact Jeff J. Li or a family lawyer if you are concerned about your family law issues. With the upcoming holidays, many parents will be finalizing their…

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Restraining Order in Family Law: What is it, and how to get it?

June 13, 2016

By: Jeff Jiehui Li and Ashley Iyathurai Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. You should contact Jeff Li or a family lawyer if you are concerned about your family law issues.   When a couple’s relationship deteriorates, sometimes a restraining order will be necessary…

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Joint custody or sole custody: Your parenting relationship can affect a custody order

February 18, 2016

By: Ashley Iyathurai, Law Office of Jeff Jiehui Li Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. You should contact Jeff Li or a family law lawyer if you are concerned about your family law issues. Sole custody grants the custodial parent control and responsibility for…

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Family law needs holistic approach

July 31, 2013

[Source: Law Times] The issues family law litigants face can be addressed not just by the justice system, but through a more holistic approach that leverages the connection and know-how of other community services, according to the Law Commission of Ontario’s final report on family law reform. Part of running an effective family law system means identifying…

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Difficult Separation Agreement Issues Resolved

May 28, 2013

I wish to express my great appreciation for Jeff Li’s professional legal advice regarding my family law case. I have been suffering for a long period of time in negotiation with my other half regarding the property dispute. After I had Jeff Li represent me for those issues, it has been soon resolved, and he…

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Motion to change succeeded

March 16, 2013

I wanted to say that you have done an excellent job in assisting us with the Motion to Change and we are satisfied with the work and the care that you and your staff have provided us.  Your assistance in completing appropriate documentation needed to serve the court and all other parties involved was a…

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The art of negotiation

February 16, 2013

Most people know lawyers argue and fight in the court. Few people know, however, lawyers are negotiators who constantly try to make the deal outside the court. Think about that, in both family law and business law contexts, 90-95% of the disputes will eventually be settled outside the court at certain stage. Even if a…

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