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Do you need a marriage contract?

By  Jennifer Samara Shuber June is upon us. I understand from Modern Bride magazine that June is the most popular month for weddings. Unfortunately, it is not the most ... Read more

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Parties opting for early mediation in light of high discovery costs

With the sheer volume of electronic information available, the time and money spent on e-discovery in a civil claim can quickly eat up a litigant’s budget, says the Hon. ... Read more

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Cheating not grounds for bigger equalization payout

The law is clear: leaving a cheating spouse doesn't automatically get you a bigger share of the family assets when you divorce, says Toronto family lawyer  Jennifer ... Read more

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The special nature of the matrimonial home

By Jennifer Samara Shuber Your home. It is likely your most valuable and valued asset. But were you aware that your home may qualify for special treatment under Ontario law? ... Read more

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Mediation allows for creative, flexible agreements

When it comes to making custody and support arrangements, finding a solution through mediation allows for more creativity and flexibility, says Oakville family lawyer Cathryn ... Read more

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Huberman shares effective commercial arbitration tips

Toronto mediator and commercial arbitrator Marvin J. Huberman recently chaired a primer on arbitration for litigators and shared with attendees what makes for an effective ... Read more

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School bus procurement report contains alternative approaches

The Hon. Colin Campbell says competitive procurement has brought about a significant change for school bus contracting in Ontario. Minister of Education Liz Sandals ... Read more

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Helping families craft lasting solutions as certified family mediator

Toronto family lawyer  Jennifer Samara Shuber  has gained accreditation as a certified family mediator, using her broad experience in family law and social work to help ... Read more

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A plea for family law education

By  Jennifer Samara Shuber I see lots of unhappy people in my office. Many are first time clients. Clients who have come to meet with me to learn about how the law will ... Read more

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Huberman named Canadian commercial arbitration firm of the year

Toronto litigator, mediator and arbitrator Marvin J. Huberman's firm has been recognized by M&A Today as Law Firm of the Year — Commercial Arbitration — ... Read more

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Campbell to discuss mediation basics at CIAJ program

The Hon. Colin L. Campbell Q.C. will share his expertise on how lawyers and judges can become mediators at an upcoming program in Toronto, hosted by the Canadian ... Read more

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Corporate directors, shareholders should not let bylaws be bygones

Canadian corporate directors and shareholders should show initiative and leadership by enacting corporate bylaws that include arbitration provisions, Toronto commercial ... Read more

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Huberman to chair Law Society arbitration primer

Toronto mediator and arbitrator  Marvin J. Huberman  will chair an upcoming primer on arbitration for litigators, presented by the Law Society of Upper Canada, he ... Read more

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Privacy ruling on emails shows system works as intended

A recent ruling by the Information and Privacy Commissioner that resulted in the City of Oshawa releasing an email sent from a councillor’s private account is ... Read more

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Neutralizing conflict through parenting co-ordination

Parents trying to iron out the details of high-conflict separations should communicate like business partners, says family lawyer  Jennifer Samara Shuber . ... Read more

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Huberman to speak at Canadian Crowdfunding Summit

On March 3, Toronto commercial arbitrator  Marvin Huberman will share his insight into how to protect yourself, your business and your crowdfunding investment at the the 2 ... Read more

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Successful arbitration advocacy ‘all about that base’

When it comes to achieving success in arbitration, parties could take a cue from recent Grammy winner Meghan Trainor and her smash hit “ All About that Bass ,” says ... Read more

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Family court is open to the public

By  Jennifer Samara Shuber In Canada, we have an open court system. That is probably obvious from the daily bombardment of information coming out of two sensational ... Read more

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Court's strict approach to disclosure lesson for arbitrators

A French court’s recent move to declare a Canadian arbitrator’s award invalid because of a potential conflict is a cautionary tale for all arbitrators to not only be ... Read more

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Rare ruling focuses on maintaining values of adversarial system

A recent Court of Appeal decision that found a motion judge had shown a reasonable apprehension of bias reinforces the court’s willingness and strong desire to assure ... Read more

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