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Knowing if and how you can prove your case is critical at every stage of the family law file.

Do you know what to do?

For most family law lawyers, evidence issues can be daunting.

Whether you are hoping to settle or know you’re heading to Court, you need to understand how the evidence can and will play out. If and how to introduce or challenge evidence, how to qualify an expert, the complex issues around dealing with hearsay and prior inconsistent statements – these could all determine success (and failure).

Join our expert faculty of seasoned family law trial lawyers and judges as they delve into some of the more challenging evidentiary issues, including:

  • Qualifying and challenging an Expert – strategies for success
  • How to navigate the complex arena of Hearsay
  • Imputing income: What do you need to establish the foundation? What does the Court want to see?
  • Critical caselaw – the key evidence cases you need to know about & why

Interactive Demonstration where our experts will guide you through what you need to do (and what to avoid) on key issues, including: impeaching the witness, how to use prior inconsistent statements and oath helping.


Richard Niman, Niman Gelgoot and Associates LLP
Kristin Normandin, Normandin Chris LLP


  • The Honourable Justice Melanie Sager, Ontario Court of Justice
  • The Honourable Justice Roselyn Zisman, Ontario Court of Justice
  • Erin Crawford, Grant Crawford & Watson LLP
  • Dani Z. Frodis, Frodis Family Law
  • Jessica Grys, Martha McCarthy & Company LLP
  • Julie K. Hannaford, J K Hannaford Barristers
  • Heather Hansen, Martha McCarthy & Company LLP
  • Gary Joseph, MacDonald & Partners LLP
  • George Karahotzitis, Thomson Rogers
  • Steve Z. Ranot, CPA, CA•IFA, CBV, Marmer Penner Inc.

Group Discounts and Financial Assistance

Please note that the group discount is only available when paying for members of the same organization, at the same time, and payment is made with one invoice.  For financial assistance, please email financialaid-opd@osgoode.yorku.ca

Webcast Fee per Delegate

2-3 delegates: 25% off program fee
4-10 delegates: 30% off program fee
11+ delegates: 35% off program fee
Boardroom rates available.


The video stream will be sent to you via email as soon as payment is successfully processed.


All sales are final. Please make all enquiries related to program content and CPD/MCLE credit hours prior to purchase.


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Program Details

Delivery Method

Web - On Demand

Date Recorded
January 23, 2019
Fee per Delegate

$345 plus HST

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

  • Family lawyers
  • General practitioners practicing family law
  • Law clerks

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