Jennifer S. Daudlin

Jennifer S. Daudlin
Daudlin Law
Founder, Principal

Jennifer Daudlin, founder and principal of the Toronto firm Daudlin Law, focuses on family law.

She graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy in 2004 before earning her Juris Doctor in 2007 from the French Common Law program at the University of Ottawa. Ms. Daudlin was called to the Ontario Bar in 2008.

Fluent in English and French, Ms. Daudlin handles matters in all areas of family law, including the division and equalization of property, the negotiation of domestic contracts, cohabitation agreements and parenting schedules, and adoption.

Beginning her law career as an agent for the Public Prosecutions Services of Canada in Oshawa, Ms. Daudlin then joined Legal Aid Ontario as a bilingual designate.

She focused exclusively on family law, representing disadvantaged litigants at both the Ontario and Superior Courts of Justice. Ms. Daudlin assisted with custody, access and support issues, and worked with clients who experienced or had been charged with domestic violence. 

Jennifer S. Daudlin In The News
Accessing family law services in both official languages

People should be aware they have the legal right to access services in either English or French — Canada's two official languages — when dealing with the justice system, Toronto family lawyer  Jennifer Daudlin  tells .  Read more

Rushing cohabitation agreements a recipe for disaster

Unmarried couples should leave themselves plenty of time to negotiate a cohabitation agreement before moving in together, Toronto family lawyer  Jennifer Daudlin  tells . Read more

Child access and domestic abuse allegations: a delicate balance

In the final instalment of a three-part series on domestic violence, Toronto family lawyer Jennifer Daudlin discusses the importance of putting children first in separation and divorce. Read more

Lines between civil, criminal law often blurred in domestic violence cases

In part two of a three-part series on domestic violence, Toronto family lawyer Jennifer Daudlin looks at the intersection of criminal and family law and how there is sometimes a disconnect when it comes to the best interests of children. Read more

#MeToo’s light doesn’t shine brightly enough on domestic violence: Daudlin

In part one of a three-part series on domestic violence, Toronto family lawyer Jennifer Daudlin offers insights into the current landscape, including the impact of the #MeToo movement on the justice system. Read more

Child abduction fears when parents are from different countries

It’s important to identify and act on indicators of a potential child abduction by a parent involved in a high-conflict divorce — allowing a court to make emergency rulings to secure a child’s safety if necessary, says Toronto family lawyer Jennifer Daudlin . Read more

Considerations to determine fit with family lawyer

People working with a family lawyer should always feel comfortable that their objectives are being met, Toronto family lawyer  Jennifer Daudlin  tells .  Read more

OCA decision confirms contingency fees prohibited in family law

Family law lawyers would be wise to examine their retainer agreements with clients in light of an Ontario Court of Appeal ruling that found an extra fee charged by counsel who achieved a positive result was, in fact, a contingency fee, says Toronto family lawyer Jennifer Daudlin . Read more

Prepared self-reps make process more efficient: Daudlin

With an increasing number of people representing themselves in court, Toronto family lawyer Jennifer Daudlin  says litigants need to be prepared when they go before the judge or risk facing lengthy delays and added costs. Read more

Daudlin embraces challenges of family law

Toronto family lawyer  Jennifer Daudlin  loves a challenge in both her professional and private lives.   The lifelong athlete persevered through a series of debilitating injuries to become a high-level competitive swimmer and, since her retirement from that sport, has taken up a number of new activities. Read more

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