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Evidence issues are a part of every family law proceeding. Ensuring you have a comprehensive understanding of the ins and outs of evidence law issues, particular to your matter are critical for any professional practicing in this area. From children’s evidence, criminal evidence, electronic and/or illegally obtained evidence to issues of priviledge and evidence on motions, there are unique issues.

With each new decision and legislative amendment, family law practitioners need the very latest information to effectively represent their clients.

Designed by senior family law experts, this OsgoodePD program brings together experts to provide a review of the very latest developments affecting evidence in family law proceedings, while also providing important practice tips, strategies and tactics. Topics covered include:

  • The emergence of the “Voice of the Child Report – What is it? How should it be done?
  • How you can and cannot make use of criminal evidence in a family proceeding
  • Making your case at trial: tips from counsel, judge and arbitrator on the best way to present your case
  • Evidence on motions – what you need to know
  • Experts and assessors in family cases – an update on the latest decisions to guide you



  • Harold Niman, Niman Gelgoot and Associates LLP
  • Alfred A. Mamo, McKenzie Lake Lawyers LLP
  • Richard Niman, Niman Gelgoot and Associates LLP
  • Gary S. Joseph, MacDonald & Partners LLP
  • Patrick D. Schmidt, Thomson, Rogers
  • Kristen Normandin, Goldhart & Associates
  • Dan L. Goldberg, Counsel, The Office of the Children’s Lawyer
  • The Hon. Justice Roselyn Zisman, Ontario Court of Justice
  • George Karahotzitis, Thomson, Rogers
  • Maxine M. Kerr, Barrister & Solicitor
  • Professor Nicholas C. Bala, Queen’s University Faculty of Law


Group Discounts

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.

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, including link to program materials 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 - Program On Demand

Date Recorded
May 9, 2016
Running Time


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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