York Region

Law Association

Notices/Forms Family

NEWMARKET familY court contacts

NewmarketSCJfamily@ontario.ca (CSD Mailbox)

Newmarket.SCJ.TC@ontario.ca (Trial Coordinator)

SCJ Family Working Group

Schedule a DRO Case Conference (Calendly)

some cases on covid vaccination of children

M.M. v. W.A.K., 2022 ONSC 4580 (CanLII) - judicial notice, Covid-19

L.M. v. C.O. 2022 ONSC 394

Dyquiangco Jr. v. Tipay 2022 ONSC 1441

TLM v JTM 2022 ABQB 109

J.N. v. C.G. 2022 ONSC 1198

Warren v. Charlton 2022 ONSC 1088

R.S.L. v. A.C.L. 2022 BCPC 9

(Droit de la famille - 211637) D.P v G.M. 2021 QCCS 3582

OMS v EJS 2021 SKQB 243

AC v LL 2021 ONSC 6530

Saint-Phard v Saint-Phard 2021 ONSC 6910

TRB v KWPB 2021 ABQB 997

Tarkowski v. Lemieux 2020 ONCJ 280

Non-COVID-19 Vaccine case: BCJB v E-RRR 2021 ONSC 6294

2022 Spring Family Law Lunch Cases Referred to:

Sharna v Sunak 2011 ONSC 7670

Conway v Conway 2005 CanLII 14136


12 Sept 2022 Family Law Presumptive Mode of Hearing Chart

Aug 2022  The Impact of the Lack of Legal Aid in Family Law Cases (Birnbaum & Bala)  PDF Version

April 2022 Parenting Under the New Divorce Act, Relocation Under the Divorce Act & other CPD-accredited courses available on Justice Canada here.

Parenting Plan Guide and Template (AFCC Ontario)

February 28  Tort of family violence: Ahluwalia v. Ahluwalia, 2022 ONSC 1303 ; suppl'tary reasons 2022 ONSC 1549

January 2022 HELP Toolkit: Identifying & Responding to Family Violence for Family Law Legal Advisers has recently been published by Justice Canada

December 1, 2021, new forms come into effect: 8.01, 14B, 15, 17F, 35.1 Link to Ontario Court Forms

Relocation Forms under the Divorce Act from Justice Canada:

Relocation Infographic

Notice of Relocation 

Objection to Relocation 

Notice of Change in Place of Residence - Person with Contact

Cases: Wu v. Yu, 2022 ONSC 3661

Barendregt v Grebliunas 2022 SCC 22

Gordon v Goertz 1996 CanLII 191 (SCC)

Ontario Relocation Forms under the CLRA

Family Law Rules updates September 1, 2021
The Divorce Act Changes Explained

The Bill C-78 Divorce Act Changes: What you need to know (Webinars)

Introduction to Federal Family Law Amendments (Webinar)

New forms as of March 1, 2021. Link to the court forms here.

Hague Service Convention   Website

Court Notice Finder (created by volunteer family lawyers)

Recent Notices

Notice to the Profession and Parties – Expansion of Caselines Proceedings in Central East Region - Effective August 15, 2022

Notice to the Profession, Parties, Public and the Media - Effective August 2, 2022

Notice To the Profession and Family Law Litigants – Central East Region - Protocol for Family & Child Protection Matters - (Effective April 19, 2022; updated June 1, 2022)

First Appearance Booklet - May 2022

Guidelines to Determine Mode of Proceeding in Family (March 17, 2022) - Effective April 19, 2022

Virtual Courtroom Etiquette - March 17, 2022 - Effective April 19, 2022

Updated Case Conference & Settlement Conference rules - April 19, 2022

Consolidated Notice to the Profession, Litigants, Accused Persons, Public and the Media Re Expanded Operations of Ontario Superior Court of Justice (effective May 19, 2020) - Updated March 18, 2022

Notice to the Public and Legal Profession - Electronic Court Documents: Electronic Signatures and Submissions through Online Filing Portals - February 24, 2022

Consolidated Provincial Practice Direction (Effective July 1, 2014) - June 21, 2021 Update

Legal Aid Online Access & Financial Eligibility Update - May 17, 2021

Practice Advisory Concerning the Superior Court of Justice’s Binding Judicial Dispute Resolution Pilot Projects - Effective May 14, 2021 - (most recently amended May 4, 2022) (Applies to some, not all courts)

Affidavit for Divorce Guide - effective Jan 18, 2021

    Documents submitted to the court in electronic format – Document naming protocol - Effective January 11, 2021 (Can also be found in the notice re Expanded Operations of the SCJ at Part C s.8)Below are sample document names:

    Expert Report – Defendant – Loblaws Inc. – 13-MAR-2021
    Financial Statement Form 13.1 – Respondent – A. Wong – 21-NOV-2021

    11b Application – Defence – Nathanson – 12-JAN-2021

    Mandatory Information Session (MIP) Scheduling (Newmarket) - Effective July 27, 2020

    Superseded Notices

      Pre-Covid Info

      List of Frequently Relied Upon Family Law Cases

      Ontario's Family Law Limited Scope Services Project

      Family Motions Information – Central East

      Family Duty Counsel Services as of November 18, 2019

      How Can I Help the Superior Court Administration Office?

      New Rules on "Special Party" definition and Expert Evidence - Effective September 1, 2019

      Memorandum Re: Confirmation of Motions - August 13, 2019

      Notice to the Profession - Consolidated Practice Direction Concerning Family Law Cases in Central East Region - Amended July 1, 2018

      CYFSA Changes tip sheet (from Spring Family Law Lunch)

      CYFSA s.98 Endorsement Sheet April 30, 2018

      CYFSA Endorsement Sheet (Protection/Status Review Application)

      Practice Advisory Re Long Motions Central East Region - Effective June 19, 2017

      Tip Sheet - Family Cases

      Disclosure Compliance Form

      Standard Disclosure Terms Chart

      The following links may be of interest to the Family Law Bar in York Region

      Pension Forms from the Financial Services Commission of Ontario

      Supervised Access Services, York Region



      Trial Scheduling Endorsement Form

      Trial Scheduling Endorsement Form - Child Protection 

      Family Motion Request form (Current)

      Registration of Divorce Proceedings Form

      Set up or Update Child Support Online

      Family Mediation – Self Referral

      RULE 39 Request to Waive First Appearance

      PUBLIC NOTICE Court Transcripts - Effective June 9, 2014

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