Family Law

Overview

Family Law cases are becoming increasingly complex and difficult and require the attention of knowledgeable, sophisticated and seasoned counsel.  Miller Thomson’s Family Law team members are action- and results-oriented.  Our lawyers have significant experience and practical expertise in recognizing and managing the range of family law issues which can arise in the context of marriage or relationship breakdown. This can include unmarried spouses, separation, divorce including the myriad of issues involving children, such as, custody and access, child and spousal support, and property division issues. Our lawyers are knowledgeable about all forms of dispute resolution to deal effectively and proactively with the many issues, including Court proceedings, trials, motions and appeals, collaboration, mediation, arbitration and negotiation.  We focus on our clients’ best interests in working towards an efficient, fair and effective result in as speedy and economical manner as is possible.

Not all of our work involves marriage or relationship breakdown.  Our Family Law team is knowledgeable and experienced in advising and negotiating marriage contracts, cohabitation agreements, adoptions, international matters, and related matters.  We regularly work with estate planning and financial planning specialists to assist our client meet their objectives.

We strive to take the time to understand who you are, and what your case entails, and explain your legal options, so you can make informed decisions based on your unique situation. Our goal is to provide the best possible outcome for you in a timely and cost-effective manner.   As a national firm which provides full and complete services to our clients in most areas of law, we have an extensive roster of specialists to provide additional support in areas such as tax, real estate, wills and estates, and commercial transactions.

Our Family Law team is experienced in family law matters such as:

  • Divorce and Separation
  • Custody and Access
  • Child and Spousal Support
  • Child Protection Matters
  • Property Division
  • Separation Agreements
  • Marriage Contracts
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Adoption
  • Mediation
  • Collaborative Law
  • Common Relationships
  • Same Sex Relationships
  • Grandparent access
  • International custody and access matters

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