Entries by Gary Joseph from 07/2012

The Divorce Law Biz Is Booming And Here's Why

| Posted 07.16.2012 | Canada Living

We are marrying less. Our divorce rate continues to climb (notwithstanding Statistics Canada's claims to the contrary). What's going on? In my 35th year of practice, I am witnessing what I believe to be a tidal wave of change in our views and attitudes towards marriage and divorce.

The Quebec Divorce Case with Canada-Wide Implications

| Posted 07.21.2012 | Canada

the Quebec common law case between the billionaire businessman and his Brazilian beauty queen-like common law spouse is still under review. The implications of the decision are likely to be Canada-wide, notwithstanding that the case arises under the unique anomalies of Quebec family law.

Canada Should Follow Britain's Lead When it Comes to Divorce Law

| Posted 07.31.2012 | Canada Living

Recently, Great Britain has taken enormous strides in law reform and in rationalizing the legal system to address current trends in family law matters. They are now considering legislation that would lead to the presumption of shared parenting upon relationship breakdown. Perhaps it is time for Canada to follow again.