Andrew Feldstein

Andrew Feldstein
Feldstein Family Law Group
Founder, Managing Partner
Family

Andrew Feldstein, founder and managing partner with Feldstein Family Law Group in Markham, Ont. focuses exclusively on family law.

Mr. Feldstein graduated with a Doctor of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1992 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1994.

As a certified collaborative family law lawyer, mediator, and Dispute Resolution Officer with the Newmarket Court, Mr. Feldstein handles family law issues using alternatives to traditional court methods, including the collaborative family law process.

He was appointed to the Dispute Resolution Officer Panel for Newmarket in 2010. The panel is comprised of lawyers who support the family law court process by aiding couples in attempts to resolve their issues before their case proceeds before a judge.

Mr. Feldstein volunteers as a mentor for the Osgoode Hall Law School Mentor Program and is the chair of the Articling Committee at Feldstein Family Law Group.

He is a member of the Ontario and Canadian Bar Associations, the York Collaborative Practice, the York Region Law Association, the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, and the Markham Board of Trade.

Mr. Feldstein is creator and host of the 'Ask Andrew' show, a one-hour, phone-in, question-and-answer program which streams live on YouTube and Facebook.

Andrew Feldstein In The News
OCL costs reversal ruling acts as reminder of governance

A Divisional Court ruling that overturned a costs order issued against the Office of the Children's Lawyer (OCL) acts as a reminder of the judicial checks governing the agency's ... Read more

Hague Convention and risk of harm to the children

By Andrew Feldstein The appellant and the respondent are married with two young children. The children were born and raised in England, but are also Canadian citizens. ... Read more

Bill brings federal family laws into 21st century

Canada’s Divorce Act took a much-needed step into the 21 st  century when the federal government announced plans to update the language of the legislation as ... Read more

Imputing income — intentional underemployment

By Andrew Feldstein In this case , the parties began living together in 2000, married in 2002. The parties have two children together. The parties separated, with ... Read more

Divorce financing levels playing field for litigants: Feldstein

Divorce financing can help tackle family law’s access-to-justice crisis, Markham family law lawyer  Andrew Feldstein  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . In a ... Read more

No material change: court dismisses motion to reinstate access

By Andrew Feldstein This motion was brought by a father who sought to reinstate access to his eight-year-old son, who he had not seen in six years. The father also sought ... Read more

Inter-family money transfers

By Andrew Feldstein This case helps clarify the evidentiary burden necessary for determining if the inter-family transfers of money may be categorized as a gift or a loan. ... Read more

When a motion to change to vary child support is successful

By Andrew Feldstein After eight years of marriage and two children, the parties separated in February 2004 . The parties entered into a separation agreement that included a ... Read more

Terminating an indefinite spousal support order

By Andrew Feldstein This case involves an appeal of a motion to change, whereby the judge ordered the termination of a prior indefinite spousal support order. As per the ... Read more

Cohabitation agreements and release of spousal support

By Andrew Feldstein In this case , the applicant wife is trying to overturn a cohabitation agreement that she and the respondent husband had signed prior to their 18-year ... Read more

Feldstein: federal child support changes 'don't add up'

High-income payors have been shortchanged by amendments to the Federal Child Support Guidelines , Markham family law lawyer Andrew Feldstein tells AdvocateDaily.com . The ... Read more

Clarifying the family law definition of children

By Andrew Feldstein The applicant (father) and respondent (mother) were married in 1993, had two children, separated in 2001 and divorced in 2004. Following separation, the ... Read more

'Political' paralegal decision bad news for family law litigants

The Law Society of Ontario’s (LSO) decision to create a special licence for paralegals to offer family law services was politically tinged and unwise, Markham family law ... Read more

How emails can impact your family law matter

By Andrew Feldstein This case – regarding a parenting dispute about whether there should be an equal parenting schedule and whether the child should attend the school ... Read more

'Ask Andrew' to focus on legal health issues amid divorce

Markham family law lawyer  Andrew Feldstein  of  Feldstein Family Law Group  will host the next episode of live-to-the-internet Q&A show Ask Andrew on ... Read more

'Ask Andrew' to discuss how divorce affects children

Markham family law lawyer  Andrew Feldstein  of  Feldstein Family Law Group  will host the next episode of live-to-the-internet Q&A show Ask Andrew on Feb. ... Read more

Winning can still be costly if there's bad behaviour

It may not happen often, but Markham family law lawyer  Andrew Feldstein  says a court can deny a winning party costs because of bad behaviour. "This is an extremely ... Read more

When courts order the sale of the matrimonial home

By Andrew Feldstein In this case , the parties were married in 1979 and separated in 2014. There were no children of the marriage. Both parties were employed during the ... Read more

'Ask Andrew' to focus on how divorce affects estate planning

Markham family law lawyer  Andrew Feldstein  of  Feldstein Family Law Group  will host the next episode of live-to-the-internet Q&A show Ask Andrew on Jan. ... Read more

The court's authority to order therapeutic intervention in alienation cases

By Andrew Feldstein In this case , the parties were married in 1992. The parties had three sons together. The parties separated in May 2014. They signed a separation ... Read more

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