Shilpa Mehta

Lawyer

Location: Mississauga

Shilpa Mehta joined the team at the Feldstein Family Law Group, P.C. as an articling student in 2010. After receiving thorough and varied training from the firm’s lawyers, Shilpa returned to the firm as an associate lawyer in 2011, following her call to the bar. Shilpa practises in all areas of family law, including divorce, custody and access, division of family property, and support. It is Shilpa’s practice to consult with her clients and attempt to develop meaningful solutions that are consistent with their needs and expectations.

Prior to commencing her articles with our firm, Shilpa attended York University where she enrolled in a concurrent program of study earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science as well as her Bachelor’s degree in Education. After completing her degrees at York, Shilpa briefly worked for the Toronto District School Board where she actively took part in education policy development and reform.

Shilpa obtained her LL.B. from the University of Windsor in 2009. During her final year at Windsor, Shilpa dedicated her time to the Legal Aid of Windsor and worked zealously to further her client’s claims for support and social assistance.

When she is not working, Shilpa enjoys travelling, reading, watching movies, and most importantly spending time with her family and friends.

Call (905) 581-7222 today to talk to Shilpa or another of our skilled team members about your case.

Shilpa Mehta's Videos

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  • Unequal Division

    In this session, we will be discussing how family law in Ontario deals with property division in marriages that are less than five years in duration

  • Urgent Motions

    Urgent motions are not like regular motions and should only be brought under certain circumstances. Today, we'll be discussing urgent motions, and what those circumstances are

  • What to Bring to an Initial Consultation

    Your first meeting with a lawyer is called an initial consultation, and in today's video we're discussing what you should bring to this meeting.

  • The Court Process – Early Case Conference

    Today, we'll be going into further detail about Early Case Conferences (ECC).

  • The Case Management System

    Today, we'll be giving you an overview of the Case Management System.

  • Next Steps in your Family Law Case

    Now that you've hired a family law lawyer, what happens next? We outline your next steps in today's video.

  • First Appearance

    In this video, we're discussing the purposes of a First Appearance when either you or your spouse have started a court order.

  • E-Discovery

    Today we're explaining electronic discovery, the discovery of electronically stored information, which has become a standard part of the litigation process.

  • Costs in Family Law Cases

    Many people involved in family court proceedings wonder if successful party will be entitled to reimbursement for their costs. We address that question in today's video.

  • Controlling your Legal Fees

    Many prospective clients ask us how much it will cost them before a resolution of their family law matter can be achieved. Today, we'll be covering some of the steps parties can take to move their matter forward and limit costs.

  • Teacher Pensions

    Teacher pensions are a major asset, and in this video we'll be discussing how they are dealt with in the process of divorce.

  • Solely on Title for Matrimonial Home

    Today, we discuss how Ontario family law reserves the rights of a spouse with respect to the matrimonial home when he or she is not on title for the property.

  • Personal Loans

    In this video, we'll discuss personal loans acquired from family members during the course of a marriage and the treatment of such debts upon separation.

  • More Than One Matrimonial Home

    In this video, we'll be discussing whether a seasonal residence, owned by one party prior to the date of marriage, qualifies under a matrimonial home under the Family Law Act.

  • Limitation Periods

    Today, we'll be discussing limitation periods, or how long people have until their ability to pursue a claim under the family law runs up.

  • Joint Tenancy

    In this video, we'll be discussing potential issues that may arise from your interest in a jointly held home during early stages of your family law matter, and what steps to take to protect your rights.

  • What are the Separation Agreement options for individuals who were never legally married?

    Today, we'll be discussing Separation Agreement options for common law couples, couples who were never married.

  • Separation Agreements

    Today, we'll explain why a separation agreement is required or highly recommended before a divorce is obtained.

  • Mandatory Information Program

    The MIP consists of a 2-hour information session, and it is required that separating couples attend before they're able to file for divorce. Learn more about the program here.

  • Spousal Support and Sponsorship Agreements

    Today, we will be talking about the issue of spousal support in situations where the recipient spouse has been sponsored to Ontario.

  • Pension Benefits for Common Law Spouses

    In today's video, we'll be discussing some recent changes to the Pension Benefits Act, and how the changes will impact common law spouses.

  • Early Retirement

    In this session, we will explain how family law in Ontario deals with a spouse who decides to take early retirement either during or after separation.

  • Equalization and International Property

    Today, we'll be speaking about how Ontario courts treat international property when it comes to equalization.

  • Voluntary Disclosure Program

    Today, we will be discussing the Voluntary Disclosure Program that family lawyers should discuss with their clients.

  • Non-Recurring Income

    In this video, we will explain why the determination of income under the Family Law Act is not commensurate to the calculation of income for Income Tax purposes because a person may receive income in one year that they do not receive on a regular basis.

  • Imputation of Income When Parent or Spouse is Intentionally Unemployed or Underemployed

    The quantum of one's support obligation is largely based on income. Today, we'll be discussing the imputation of income where a parent or spouse is intentionally unemployed or underemployed.

  • Annual Income Disclosure

    When children are involved in a family law matter, one of the major issues to resolve is the amount of child support payable to them. Today, we'll be discussing annual income disclosure for support purposes.

  • Supervised Access Worker

    Today, we'll be discussing a specific form of supervised access, the use of supervised access workers.

  • Shared Parenting

    It is inevitable that the issues of custody and access will need to be immediately dealt with upon the dissolution of any adult relationship in which children are involved. Today, we'll be discussing custodial arrangements and access.

  • Child Access and Custody

    Today, we'll be clarifying a common misconception that the custodial arrangements for a child define how much time each parent will spend with the child.

  • Independent Legal Advice and Separation Agreements

    Often, prospective clients come to our offices after both have amicably worked out the details of their Separation Agreement, and they assume they can meet with the same lawyer to formalize the agreement. In today's video, we discuss the importance of independent legal advice in this situation.

  • Foreign Divorce and Remarrying in Ontario

    Family lawyers can do more than just assisting in divorce or separation - we can also assist parties in remarrying. Today, we'll be discussing separation and remarriage.

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