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In all aspects of family law, be it separation, divorce, adoption, decision-making about children (custody), parenting time (access), financial support, property division, you need the right representation. The consequences of a family breakdown can have far reaching implications that can last a lifetime. Choosing the right family law lawyer will be one of the most important decisions you will have to make to ensure that a fair resolution is reached. BT Legal lawyers are the easy choice for many reasons. We listen, we act efficiently, we settle cases wherever possible, and we are trained in negotiation and litigation. Our Family Law lawyers also have the combined strength of the commercial, real estate and criminal teams if needed. We have the experts on hand, in house. If you need court, we are ready to go. Our lawyers have built their reputations on integrity and achieving results.


We are experienced in managing all aspects of complex family law cases. Nothing is simple in family law, not when it comes to your house, your kids, you financial wellbeing. We have experience in complex multidiscipline cases that requires knowledge of family, corporate, tax and estate law.

We are passionate about family law. We help families during difficult transitions with issues of custody and access of children, parenting plans, high conflict separations, child support, spousal support, property division, pension division and separation agreements. Some of the most common areas in which we practice are:

  • Decision Making and Parenting Time (formerly called custody and access)
  • Parenting Plans
  • Child Support and Special Expenses
  • Spousal Support
  • Property Division
  • Business Valuations
  • Income Valuations
  • Pension Division
  • Division of Assets
  • Parental Alienation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Mediation, Arbitration and Collaborative Law
  • Appeals
  • Domestic Contracts
  • Separation Agreements
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Legal Opinion letter on Foreign Divorce
  • High Conflict, Complex Litigation
  • Enforcement of Court Orders
  • Tracing Foreign Assets
  • Cross-border Issues Relating to Family Law

BT Legal lawyers distinguish themselves from the all others. When you retain our lawyers, you can expect:


Our lawyers have combined experience of over 60 years and in multiple jurisdictions. We have expertise litigation, mediation, arbitration and appellate work. Our lawyers appear before the Ontario Court of Justice, the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Appeal. Our lawyers write and present their research to Legal Associations, professional associations, in the newspapers and on television.


Our team trains in cross-functional aspects of family so that they are on the cutting edge of law. This includes professionals such as family therapists, family counselors, reintegration therapists, custody/access assessors, business valuators, financial advisors, income valuators, accountants, forensic accountants, corporate counsel, criminal counsel, and private investigators.


We strategize and we plan. We focus on achieving results not increasing acrimony. We work towards a resolution and we use every available method for resolution possible. If we have to use the Courts, we will.


We communicate with you at every turn of the case. We will work with you, you are the expert of your family. You know your kids and your partner or spouse the best. At BT Legal we pride ourselves on being available when you need us to answer your tough questions and to guide you through one of the most stressful times in your life.


For us, family law is a rewarding when we are able to find a path through to an end result. You and your family need to move forward into a new normal. Getting there is hard work, but together, we can achieve a plan that results in positive change. This is a good result.

Retaining Us

You can review the profiles of each of our family law lawyers by clicking their photos on the right. When you are ready to talk and have your questions answered or if you need to meet with one of us, please contact us