Practicing exclusively in the area of family law since 2003, Shmuel Stern provides pragmatic advice and representation for clients in married and common law relationships that end by separation or death, including divorce, parenting, child support, spousal support, property division, matrimonial home and related estate issues.
Shmuel also drafts and provides advice for marriage contracts and cohabitation agreements, provides independent legal advice for separation agreements reached through mediation, pursues or defends motions to change existing agreements or court orders, and provides letters of recognition of a foreign divorce for the purpose of remarriage in Ontario.
Shmuel is recognized by Best Lawyers. He is current Chair of the Ontario Bar Association Child and Youth Law Executive, previously chairing various committees on the Family Law Section Executive, including the Technology Subcommittee. Shmuel is on the roster of speakers for the court-mandated Toronto Family Law Information Sessions, has presented at various legal and judicial conferences, and for the public.