Podcasts

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Podcasts

Is COVID19 A Good Time to Separate or Divorce?

Podcast #51 -Is COVID19 A Good Time to Separate or Divorce? The pandemic has been extremely stressful for everyone. The fears of getting sick, combined with being isolated from friends and loved ones, the disruption of routines, the loss of...

Can Parents Get Private School Tuition Back Due to COVID-19?

Podcast #50 - Can Parents Get Private School Tuition Back Due to COVID-19? Ontario students have been out of school since March. Parents of children in the public school system have been struggling with helping their children through lessons at...

The COVID19 Family Law Property SCAM

Podcast #49 - The The COVID19 Family Law Property SCAM Even with the Family Courts mostly closed during the pandemic, and the economy struggling, spouses are making legal claims to try to get ALL of what their ex has left....

How COVID-19 Affects Child Support and Spousal Support?

Podcast #48 -How COVID-19 Affects Child Support and Spousal Support The Corona Virus has had a previously unimaginable impact on our economy and the incomes of many Canadians. Many people paying or receiving child support or spousal support find that...

Do Parenting Plans and Family Court Orders Continue During COVID-19?

Podcast #47 -Do Parenting Plans and Family Court Orders Continue During COVID-19? Does COVID-19 mean that separated parents should not let the children see the other parent?  Does the coronavirus crisis justify breaching court orders?  This special edition of the...

Resolving Family Law Disputes While the Family Courts Are Closed Due to COVID-19

Podcast #46 - Resolving Family Law Disputes While the Family Courts Are Closed Due to COVID-19 The closure of the Ontario Family Courts due to COVID-19 does NOT mean that separated spouses and parents have to wait to have their...

Can You Be Better Off Financially If You Divorce?

Podcast #45 - Can You Be Better Off Financially If You Divorce? This episode explains important Family Law financial issues, such as child support, spousal support/alimony, property division and the impact of shared parenting situations.  It goes over the often misunderstood financial impact that they can have on...

The Rights of Students During Ontario Teacher Strikes

Podcast #44 - The Rights of Students During Ontario Teacher Strikes Difficulties between the Ontario Government and the teacher’s unions have led to public school classes being cancelled for some students, teachers not providing comments on report cards, and teachers...

How to get a "Legal Separation" in Ontario

Podcast #43 - How to get a "Legal Separation" in Ontario One of the most common family law questions is “how to register a separation.”  People have just separated, people who are thinking about separating and people who think they...

How to Prepare for Family Mediation

Podcast #42 - How to Prepare for Family Mediation Many people choose family mediation to resolve the issues in separation and divorce, including parenting, child support, spousal support, and property division. Often they chose family mediation to save money or...

What Ontario Public Schools Must Do About Bullying

Podcast #41 - What Ontario Public Schools Must Do About Bullying In this edition in the Children's Right's series of the Ontario Family Law Podcast, Education Lawyer, John Schuman, explains what children have a right to expect that their public...

Ontario Private Schools, Standards and Education Law

Podcast #40 - Ontario Private Schools, Standards and Education Law Many children attend Ontario Private Schools. They do so in the belief that those schools provide a superior education to publicly funded schools, including superior academics, better sports, smaller class...

Sharing The Holidays After Separation

Podcast #39 - Sharing the Holidays After Separation Fighting over the holidays can ruin them for your kids and cause psychological harm. In this edition of the Ontario Family Law Podcast, Certified Specialist in Family Law, John Schuman, gives useful...

Is Family Court Biased?

Podcast #38 - Is Family Court Biased? In this edition of the Ontario Family Law Podcast, Certified Specialist in Family Law, John Schuman, explores the issue of what, besides the law, influences judges when they make decisions in Family Law...

Resolving Children's issues Outside of Court

Podcast #37 - Resolving Children's issues Outside of Court In this edition of the Ontario Family Law Podcast, Certified Specialist in Family Law, John Schuman, explains the options for working out custody/access issues without resort to the Courts. He describes...