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Jeff Hart

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Location: Markham & Oakville

Jeff obtained his Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Classical Studies from McMaster University before attending law school at Queen’s.

Jeff was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2005 and has been exclusively practising family law since that time. He has experience with a plethora of family law issues, including custody and access, spousal and child support, division of family property, and child protection. Jeff has appeared in the Ontario Court of Justice, the Superior Court of Justice, and Divisional Court. Prior to joining the firm, Jeff practised in Halton and Peel Regions.

When he is not practising law, Jeff enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with his family.

To learn more about Jeff, or for a free in-office consultation regarding your family law case, call 905-581-7222.

Jeff Hart's Videos

  • Spousal (and Child) Support – Life Insurance

    Today, we'll be talking to you about life insurance as it relates to child support and spousal support.

  • A Lawyer’s Role in the Mediation Process

    Many people still have the sense that lawyers can only be of assistance in a traditional adversarial dispute. Today, we're discussing how lawyers can help protect your interests in the mediation process.

  • Your Children are Suffering

    The separation of their parents can be a difficult and confusing time in the lives of your children. In this video, we give you our advice on leaving your children out of discussions of your family law matter.

  • Criminal Convictions and the Impact on Custody / Access

    Today, we will be discussing the family law consequence of a criminal conviction against a spouse, such as charges of domestic violence, in a family law matter.

  • Dealing with the Police and a Children’s Aid Society

    When a relationship is breaking down, one spouse may report the other to the police or the Children's Aid Society. Today, we're giving our advice for dealing with the police and the Children's Aid Society in a family law matter.

  • Settling Your Family Matter in a “Civil” Way

    I would rather see parties negotiate mutually satisfactory agreements rather than resorting to the court process. Today, we'll be discussing how you can resolve your family law matter in a civil manner.

  • Client’s Expectation of a Lawyer in an Initial Consultation

    Today, we're explaining what you can expect of a family law lawyer at your initial consultation.

  • The Potential Child Support Pitfalls When Dealing with a Parent or Spouse who is Self-Employed o

    Today, we'll be exploring potential pitfalls when calculating child support obligations.

  • Post-Secondary Section 7 Expense & OSAP (Student Loans) – How much can an adult child be expecte

    Today, we're speaking about post-Secondary expenses.

  • Not the Child’s Income - A Look at ODSPA Payments

    The topic for today is Ontario Disability Support Program payments and child support.

  • The Benefits of Joint Custody

    Today, we'll be reviewing the several benefits of joint custody, meaning that both parents are able to be involved in major decisions involving the child.

  • The Court Process: Trial Management Conferences

    Today, we're discussing Trial Management Conferences, a meeting of which the primary focus is is determining whether or not your matter is ready to proceed to trial.

  • The Court Process: Trials

    The goal of this video is to help you think about what a trial is meant to be, why we have them, and what to expect at a trial.

  • Cancel Save changes Criminal Conviction and the Impact on Child Custody or Access

    In today’s session, we will be discussing the family law consequences of a criminal conviction against a spouse in a family law matter.

  • Dealing with the CAS in the context of a custody battle

    Today I want to discuss with you some items to consider when dealing with a children’s aid society in the context of a family law matter.

  • Refraining Orders against the Family Responsibility Office.

    In today’s video, I will be discussing Refraining Orders against the Family Responsibility Office.

  • The Islamic Marriage Gift – Mahr

    One such issue that courts are now seeing more of is the Islamic Mahr, which can become very contentious for many Muslim couples going through a divorce.

  • The Case Management System

    Today I would like to talk to you about the Case Management System.

  • First Appearances in Family Court

    In today’s video, I will be discussing what a First Appearance is, and what the purpose of it is when either you or your spouse have started a court action.

  • Equalization and International Property

    Today I will be speaking to you about how Ontario courts treat international property when it comes to equalization.

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