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In the increasingly complex world of property and equalization, mistakes can be critical – and costly. Are you on top of it?

PLUS: The world of Family Law in and post- COVID-19. What will it look like for you and your clients?

This annual OsgoodePD program — designed and delivered by the leading family law experts – focuses on the more complex and challenging current and emerging issues in property and equalization. This is not a quick summary of the year in review. Rather, it is an in-depth analysis of the critical issues confronting the family law bar.

Let OsgoodePD’s experts provide you with the benefit of their insights and experience and answer your most pressing questions.

Drill down on:

  • Critical case law update: the new cases you need to know about – and why
  • How-To’s for navigating locked-in accounts
  • Business valuations in 2020: What’s new? What’s tricky?
  • Unwrapping parental gifts (and loans)
  • Tricky family trust issues
  • Valuation of Contingent Costs of Disposition and other contingent liabilities

PLUS: COVID-19 Critical and Emerging Issues – hear from experienced counsel about what’s happening now and what you and your clients need to plan for in these challenging times.



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

Faculty Includes

  • Yvonne Bernstein, Litigation Director and Counsel, LawPRO
  • Stephen Codas, Epstein Cole LLP
  • Barry Corbin, Corbin Estates Law Professional Corporation
  • Erin Crawford, Grant Crawford & Watson LLP
  • Aaron Franks, Epstein Cole LLP
  • Andrew Freedman, CPA, CA•IFA, CBV, ASA, Managing Director, Duff & Phelps Canada Limited
  • Julie K. Hannaford, J K Hannaford Barristers
  • Gary Joseph, MacDonald & Partners LLP
  • Maxine M. Kerr, Barrister & Solicitor
  • Kim Ozubko, Miller Thomson LLP
  • Charu Ruparelia, J K Hannaford Barristers
  • Lorne H. Wolfson, Torkin Manes LLP


Fees include attendance, program materials, lunch and break refreshments.

Program Changes

We will make every effort to present the program as advertised, but it may be necessary to change the dates, location, speakers or content with little or no notice. In the event of program cancellation, York University and Osgoode Hall Law School’s liability is limited to reimbursement of paid fees.

Cancellations and Substitutions

Substitution of registrants is permitted at any time. If you are unable to find a substitute, a full refund is available if a cancellation request is received in writing 14 days prior to the program date. If a cancellation request is made with less than 14 days notice, a $75 administration fee will apply. No other refund is available.


Have questions? Read our FAQs.

Program Details

Questions on program registration?
Please contact the Registration Team at osgoodepd@osgoode.yorku.ca

Questions on the program content?
Please contact the Program Lawyer:
Alison Hurst at AHurst@osgoode.yorku.ca

Program Details

Date & Time

April 30, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. EDT

Online Replay 
May 29, 2020
Register for Online Replay



Fee per Delegate

$545 + HST

Newly Licensed (2017-Present): $272.50 + HST

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

  • Family Lawyers
  • General Practitioners practicing
  • Law Clerks

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