By Howard S. Simmons, Puneet S. Kohli & Mahira Adeeb Is it possible to set up a discretionary family trust for estate and tax planning, and at the same time ensure its assets are excluded from family court litigation, and that it is protected from future claims by the spouses of the beneficiaries? It may… Continue reading Discretionary Family Trusts & Family Law
Business owners who devote their lives to create a thriving business are ill prepared for family breakdown and divorce. When it comes, a reality in the modern world where approximately 50 per cent of marriages and common law relationships fail, the results can devastate a lifetime of hard work. You spend years or your whole… Continue reading How to protect your small business from a marital breakdown
By Justin Clark Justin Clark, Partner at Simmons, da Silva + Sinton LLP attended the Law Society’s 3rd Annual Articling and Beyond event, offering advice to young lawyers. Click on the below link, to see what Justin had to say regarding articling, networking and the entrepreneurial spirit that brings a lawyer success. http://www.lawsocietygazette.ca/news/articling-beyond/
Separating? Selling your Matrimonial Home? Step 1: CALL YOUR FAMILY LAW LAWYER! By: Justin Clark Many people try to quickly sell their home in the aftermath of a separation. This is often motivated by a desire to avoid the tension that can exist and be created by continued joint cohabitation after a separation. It… Continue reading Separating? Selling your Matrimonial Home? Step 1: CALL YOUR FAMILY LAW LAWYER!
Current Opportunities Family Law Associate (5+ years experience) The firm is looking for a family law associate with at least 5 years experience. The successful candidate must be committed to the practice of family law and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Courtroom experience is a must. Some experience in estate litigation while not required would be considered an… Continue reading Family Law Lawyer Career Opportunity Simmons, da Silva + Sinton LLP