All Posts by Leanne Townsend

As COVID Ebbs, Our Courts Slowly Reopen

It seems ambitious but the Ministry of the Attorney General plans to reopen a limited number of courthouses on July 6.

I’m not sure if that will happen since I can’t even see a hairdresser in Toronto right now. Still, I realize everyone wants to see our judicial system operating again, so let’s have faith that things will work out.

As COVID Ebbs, Our Courts Slowly Reopen
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How and Why I’m Taking Action to Fight Anti-Black Racism

In the wake of George Floyd’s death and the global protests around police brutality against Black people, I have been thinking about how I can make a difference and help foster equality in the world.

The pervasiveness of anti-Black racism in all areas of our society is unjust, pure and simple. As a member of the human race, my mission is to be an advocate for justice, not only in my practice as a family lawyer but in all aspects of my life.

How and Why I’m Taking Action to Fight Anti-Black Racism
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1 Financial Effects of COVID-19 for Separated, Divorced Couples

Many separated and divorced couples are dealing with a compounded level of stress due to the lockdown imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

With countless businesses closed or forced to curtail activity, people across the country are facing reduced hours, job loss, and struggling to meet their financial obligations, including child support payments. In the past month, nearly six million Canadians have applied for COVID-19 emergency benefits, and that number is expected to increase in the weeks ahead.

Financial Effects of COVID-19 for Separated, Divorced Couples
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Three Positive Things your Kids Learn from Divorce

Many divorcees worry a lot about what would happen to their kids after their breakups. However, it is not all dire. Kids are very perceptive and divorce has these positive impacts on them. Take a read!

The following is a guest blog by Heather Tannenbaum, a Markham, Ont.-based CDC Certified Divorce Coach.

Three Positive Things your Kids Learn from Divorce
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