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Annual Review of Family Law 2017-2018 is the everyday reference of choice for thousands of busy family law practitioners.

Annual Review of Family Law is the everyday reference of choice for thousands of busy family law practitioners. Packed with concise, forthright analyses of the cases that have shaped the law in the last year, it's the first place you'll turn to when researching an issue, drafting an agreement, framing an argument, or tracking the latest legislative developments. Annual Review of Family Law covers select topics of interest for family law practitioners, such as:

  • Children's law – custody, access, variation, assessments, enforcement
  • Child support – standing, entitlement, the Guidelines, enforcement, appeals, jurisdiction, costs
  • Spousal support – standing, entitlement, duration, quantum, variation, appeals, costs, enforcement
  • Family property – division, deductions and inclusions, equalization, matrimonial home, appeals
  • Domestic contacts – effect, validity, enforcement, interpretation, income tax

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Child support

Entitlement to child support for adult children:

  • Durfey v. Durfey, 2017 CarswellAlta 952 (Alta. C.A.)
  • Makdissi v. Masson, 2017 CarswellOnt 16972 (Ont. S.C.J.)

Expenses for post-secondary education:

  • H. (J.L.) v. W. (R.S.), 2017 CarswellAlta 494 (Alta. C.A.)

Claim for retroactive child support:

  • Cooper v. Primeau, 2018 ONSC 577 (Ont. S.C.J.)
  • J. (J.) v. C. (C.), 2017 CarswellOnt 6453 (Ont. C.A.)

Imputing income:

  • Lavie v. Lavie, 2018 ONCA 10 (Ont. C.A.)
  • Gallant v. Houde, 2017 CarswellBC 3091 (B.C. C.A.)
  • Newell v. Gaudet, 2018 ONSC 55 (Ont. S.C.J.)

Spousal support

Claim for “compensatory support”:

  • Jubenveille v. Maione, 2018 ONSC 1150 (Ont. S.C.J.)
  • Siddiqui v. Anwar, 2018 ONSC 219 (Ont. S.C.J.)

Interim spousal support:

  • Potzus v. Potzus, 2017 SKCA 15 (Sask. C.A.)
  • Blackstock v. Comeau, 2018 ONSC 193 (Ont. S.C.J.)

Material change in circumstances test:

  • Klann v. Klann, 2018 BCCA 48 (B.C. C.A.)
  • Coad v. Coad, 2017 ONCA 173 (Ont. C.A.)
  • Aalbers v. Aalbers, 2017 SKCA 43 (Sask. C.A.)

Family property

Jurisdiction to determine matrimonial property rights:

  • Cheng v. Liu, 2017 CarswellOnt 1348 (Ont. C.A.)

Contingent income tax liability:

  • Roach v. Lesley, 2018 ONSC 134 (Ont. S.C.J.)

 Equalization payment relating to a federal pension:

  • Fawcett v. Fawcett, 2018 ONCA 150 (Ont. C.A.)

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About the Author
The late Professor James G. McLeod was a renowned professor of family law at the University of Western Ontario since 1972. He was a member of the London, Ontario law firm of Mamo & Associates, specializing in Family Law, and also taught at the School of Business Administration, the National Centre for Management Research and Development, and for the London Bar Admission course. He served as a consultant to the Canadian Bar Association and was a regular contributor to Continuing Legal Education Program. He wrote and spoke extensively in the areas of support and property distribution. Professor McLeod was the Editor of Child Custody Law and Practice and Reports of Family Law, 5th Series/Recueil de jurisprudence en droit de la famille, 5e série, the Editor-in-Chief of Canadian Family Law Quarterly, and the author of Canadian Family Law Quarterly - Special Edition “Self-Represented Litigants and Unbundling of Legal Services (Part 19.3).” Until his death in October 2005, he was the co-author of Annual Review of Family Law 2004, Matrimonial Property Law in Canada and Ontario Family Law Rules Annotated 2005.
Alfred A. Mamo was called to the Ontario Bar in 1972 and has been certified as a Specialist in Family Law by the Law Society of Upper Canada. He serves as counsel to McKenzie Lake Lawyers LLP, and, in 2011, he was awarded the OBA Annual Award for Excellence in Family Law. He has been an instructor, Senior Instructor and Associate Head in Family Law in Law Society's Bar Admission Programme since 1976. He is also a senior member of the Children's Lawyer Panel, a member of the Family Law Rules Committee and a member of LSUC's Specialist Certification Board. He currently authors the Annual Review of Family Law and Matrimonial Property Law in Canada.
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