Matrimonial Home

Getting security for your property & support claims 

October 13, 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. Under the Family Law Act, a party can take steps to…

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Drafting Errors in Domestic Contracts – Is it Enforceable?

September 28, 2017

By: Gabriel Leung and Jeff J. Li Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. You should contact family law lawyer Jeff Jiehui Li if you are concerned about your family law issues. While many couples who separate continue to live separately from one another, occasionally,…

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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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Successful Representation at the Court of Appeal by Jeff Li

March 6, 2014

[This is an email received after Jeff Li won an appeal involving matrimonial home, property division, child support and imputed income issues. The family law appeal was heard at the Court of Appeal for Ontario, Osgoode Hall, Toronto.] Dear Jeff: I’m writing this letter to formally thank you for representing me at my difficult appeal lawsuit. What is…

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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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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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Changes to the Family Law Rules effective January 1, 2013

February 1, 2013

  A Notice of Profession with respect to the changes to Family Law Rules was published and reproduced below. The changes became effective January 1, 2013. NOTICE TO PROFESSION CHANGES TO THE FAMILY LAW RULES IN FORCE JANUARY 1, 2013 Please note that O. Reg. 388/12 and O. Reg 389/121 come into force on January…

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Jeff Li accepts legal aid clients for family law and child protection matters

October 26, 2012

  Jeff Li is proud to announce that he has recently been accepted by Legal Aid Ontario as a member of its Family Law Panel and CFSA Sub-Panel. As such, he is able to accept legal aid clients for general family law matters and the more specialized child protection matters. When studying at McGill University…

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Marriage Contracts, Cohabitation Agreements and Separation Agreements

October 27, 2011

By Jeff 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 lawyer if you are concerned about your family law issues. When a couple get married or live together, a set of rights with respect to support and…

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Matrimonial Home and Occupation Rent

October 14, 2011

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. When couples get married, a set of rules with respect to property are imposed on them. A spouse may…

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