The Hamilton Law Association's Family Law Subcommittee advises on matters pertaining to Family Law that are relevant to the Board or its Committees.
The committee meets monthly at 12:30 p.m. at the John Sopinka Courthouse - 5th Floor Boardroom. Those interested in joining the committeee are invited to contact the Co-Chairs.
|Jennifer Cooper, Hughes & Bale LLP
|Kanata Cowan, K. Cowan Law Professional Corporation
|Imran Kamal, Catholic Children's Aid Society of Hamilton
|Amy Katz, Amy Katz & Associates, Professional Corporation
|Lindsey Mazza, George Street Law Group LLP
|Keith Millikan, Guyatt, Gaasenbeek & Millikin
|James Mountford, Ross & McBride LLP
|Whitney Smith, Vandeputte Law Professional Corporation
|The Hon. David Steinberg, Ross & McBride LLP
|Lina Vyas, Legal Aid Ontario
|Michael Wilson, Wilson Family Law
Children's Aid Society of Hamilton
To speak to an HLA staff person regarding the Family Law Subcommittee, please contact:
, Library Technician
tel: 905-522-1563, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
On April 23, 2018, rule changes will come into effect to support the Ministry of the Attorney General’s e-filing service for joint divorce applications.
On April 30, 2018, multiple rule and form changes to support the new Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017, S.O. 2017, c. 14 (including, but not limited to, changes to rules 8, 17, 25, 33 and 34, as well as 35 court forms) will come into effect on the same date as the new legislation is proclaimed.
On July 1, 2018, the rules and timelines relating to service, filing and confirmations for conferences and motions will also change. There are new confirmation forms for both motions and conferences.
Also on July 1, 2018, updated rules relating to costs (specifically sub-rules 17(18), 17(18.1) and 24(10) - 24(12.1)) will come into effect.
Please see the Family Law Rules, O. Reg. 114/99 and
http://ontariocourtforms.on.ca/en/family-law-rules-forms/ for details.