Erin Chaiton-Murray

Erin Chaiton-Murray
Fogelman Law
Partner
Family

Erin Chaiton-Murray, a partner with the Toronto firm Fogelman Law, focuses on family law.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in health studies and gerontology from McMaster University in 2004, before earning her joint Juris Doctor and Master of Social Work degrees from the University of Toronto in 2008. Ms. Chaiton-Murray was called to the Ontario bar in 2009.

Before joining Fogelman Law, Ms. Chaiton-Murray summered, articled, and practised family law with a Toronto family law boutique and later with a Bay Street firm.

She drafts all forms of domestic contracts, and acts for clients in support, property, and custody and access matters. She has co-authored numerous papers and articles, as well as a chapter in Evidence in Family Law

During law school, Ms. Chaiton-Murray was an executive board member and student caseworker for Downtown Legal Services, a community legal clinic and clinical education program in the family law division of the University of Toronto.

In addition, Ms. Chaiton-Murray completed social work practicums at The Hospital for Sick Children and the Office of the Children's Lawyer.

She is a member of the Ontario Bar Association and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.

Erin Chaiton-Murray In The News
Decision provides guidance on therapeutic orders in family law

A recent ruling by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice provides clarity on how and when family courts should use therapeutic orders compelling parents and children to participate in counselling, Toronto family lawyer Erin Chaiton-Murray tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Manage client expectations before motions, case conferences

When preparing for case conferences and motions, it’s important for lawyers to stay up to date on Family Law Rules and specific practices for each court, Toronto family lawyer Erin Chaiton-Murray tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Courts can level playing field for financially disadvantaged spouses

Courts across the country have extensive powers to level the playing field for financially disadvantaged spouses, Toronto family lawyer  Erin Chaiton-Murray  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Chaiton-Murray to present at LSO’s Family Law Refresher

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January popular for divorce applications, lawyer consultations

January is typically one of the busiest times of the year for divorce enquiries, and Toronto family lawyer Erin Chaiton-Murray recommends those seriously considering a split should get more information to fully understand the implications. Read more

Children benefit from finality in parenting arrangements

A child's need for certainty should guide the parties in a custody dispute, Toronto family lawyer  Erin Chaiton-Murray  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Former spouse can share in ex's post-separation income boost

A separated spouse could feel the benefits of a former partner’s income boost, even if it occurred after they split, Toronto family lawyer  Erin Chaiton-Murray  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Study suggests propensity for divorce may be genetic

Marriage counsellors should explore troubled couples’ family histories after a study suggested a link between divorce and genetics, Toronto family lawyer  Erin Chaiton-Murray  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Chaiton-Murray named Fogelman Law partner

Toronto family lawyer  Erin Chaiton-Murray  has been named a partner at  Fogelman Law . Read more

Court weighs in on new partner's impact on spousal support claim

A recent Superior Court judgment helps redress the dearth of family law decisions involving the impact of a new partner on existing spousal support orders, Toronto family lawyer  Erin Chaiton-Murray tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Divorcing with business assets — what to expect

The end of a marriage is a time of tension and uncertainty that can become even more heated when one of the parties has their own company, making the services of a business valuator necessary, says Toronto family lawyer Erin Chaiton-Murray . Read more

Mediation, counselling help parents stay on track

When a marriage ends and emotions are running high, co-parenting counselling and mediation can help families keep the focus on the kids, not the conflict, says Toronto family lawyer Erin Chaiton-Murray . Read more

Don’t post in haste, family lawyer warns

Social media and family law shouldn’t be Facebook friends, Toronto family lawyer Erin Chaiton-Murray tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Guidelines for special expenses in child support: Chaiton-Murray

A detailed separation agreement that clearly lays out any special expenses required for children could help avoid conflict down the road, says Toronto family lawyer  Erin Chaiton-Murray . Read more

Chaiton-Murray takes practical, resolution-focused approach to family law

Toronto family lawyer Erin Chaiton-Murray is enjoying the balance between independence and support in her most recent role as senior associate at Fogelman Law . She has been with the boutique Toronto family law firm since principal Herschel Fogelman founded it in September 2016. Read more

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