Top Ten Family Law Cases in Ontario for 2012

Aaron Franks and Anna Rolbin of Epstein Cole LLP recently listed the top ten recent cases in family law in PracticePRO, the monthly magazine by LawPRO:

  1. Kerr v. Baranow and Vanasse v. Seguin (2011, S.C.C.) on joint family ventures
  2. Schreyer v. Schreyer (2011, S.C.C.) on the effects of discharge from bankruptcy on property claims
  3. Thibodeau v. Thibodeau (2011, Ont. C.A.) on the impact of bankruptcy on equalization payment
  4. Hansen Estate v. Hansen (2012, Ont. C.A.) on severing joint tenancy by conduct
  5. B.V. v. P.V. (2012, Ont. C.A.) on access
  6. Pollitt v. Pollitt (2011 Ont. S.C.J)  (and Burchill v. SavoiePeraud v. Peraud; Brandon v. Brandon; Lockerby v. Lockerby2011 N.S.S.C.) on costs and the deductibility of legal fees
  7. Ruffudeen-Coutts v. Coutts (2012, Ont. C.A.) on appeal from consent orders
  8. Jones v. Tsige (2012, Ont. C.A.) on the new tort of intrusion upon seclusion
  9. Van Breda v. Village Resorts Ltd. (2012, S.C.C.) on real and substantial connection to a jurisdiction
  10. Harte-Eichmanis v. Fernandes (Ont. C.A.) On jurisdiction of the divisional court

You can read the complete article with summaries of the case on the PracticePRO website here.

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