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In the increasingly complex world of child and spousal support, your clients rely upon you to be current and knowledgeable.

Mistakes can be critical - and costly.

Over one day, acquire the key information, expert guidance and contacts you need to navigate support issues with confidence.

This is not a quick summary of the year in review. Rather, it’s practical and relevant information you can immediately put to use.

Get an in-depth analysis of the critical issues together with real-world applications and strategies from senior family law judges and lawyers. Join the experts as the delve into the challenges you and your clients grapple with daily, including:

  • As the kids grow up: challenging support issues with older dependents
  • The essentials about child support and the high-income earner
  • Strategies for defending and advancing claims for retroactive support
  • Critical Case Law Update: The most significant cases and their practical implications
  • Divorce Act amendments – key changes and what they mean for you
  • View from the Bench & the Trenches (your chance to discuss current issues with experienced judges and lawyers)


  • George Karahotzitis, Thomson Rogers
  • William H. Abbott, MacDonald & Partners LLP

Keynote Speaker

  • The Hon. Justice George Czutrin, Senior Family Justice, Superior Court of Justice


  • The Hon. Justice George Czutrin, Senior Family Justice, Superior Court of Justice
  • The Hon. Justice Marvin Kurz, Superior Court of Justice
  • The Hon. Justice M. J. Lucille Shaw, Superior Court of Justice
  • Aaron M. Franks, Epstein Cole LLP
  • Stephen Grant, Grant Crawford & Watson LLP
  • Julie K. Hannaford, J K Hannaford Barristers
  • Heather Hansen, Martha McCarthy & Company
  • Kathryn Hendrikx, Hendrikx Family Law
  • Gary Joseph, MacDonald & Partners LLP
  • Christine A. Marchetti, Stanchieri Family Law
  • Harold Niman, Niman Gelgoot and Associates LLP
  • Michael Stangarone, MacDonald & Partners LLP

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
November 12, 2018
Fee per Delegate

$525 plus HST

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

Family Lawyers
General practitioners whose practice includes family law
Law clerks

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