Toronto Family Law Firm

Practice Areas

Ontario Family Law Representation

The increased incidence of cross-border issues associated with family law disputes has led to an expanding role for counsel in this specialized area of practice. At Polten & Associates in Toronto, our unique international educational backgrounds enable us to provide Canadian and international clients with information, counsel and litigation representation in a variety of family law matters.

Canadian and Cross-Border Family Law Services

Our lawyers are fluent at a professional level in English and German, and our legal and administrative assistants are native speakers of German. Our firm has access to a large network of contacts with law firms and legal practitioners across Canada and German-speaking Europe, including Germany, Austria and Switzerland. We have substantial experience in helping both English-speaking and German-speaking individuals and families with a broad range of family law issues, including:

The founding lawyer of our firm, Eric P. Polten, has supervised the writing of the following articles on or pertaining to cross-border family law issues:

The issues present in family law can have a significant impact on other areas of life, including business and professional life. Due to our broad legal background in Canada and ongoing professional connections in German-speaking Europe, we have the specialized experience and expertise necessary to handle these broader issues as well as your specific family law concerns.

Sample Case

We recently acted for a common law spouse who faced separation with no financial compensation from her long-term partner. After taking her partner to court, we obtained a settlement which provided substantial financial compensation for our client.

Contact Us for Client-Centred, Solution-Focused Service

To learn more about our family law practice or to discuss your unique needs in English or German with an experienced lawyer, call us from the Toronto area at 647-724-4175 or from elsewhere toll free at 1-866-322-6521.