Marta Siemiarczuk

Marta Siemiarczuk

Marta Siemiarczuk is a lawyer practising family law litigation and collaborative family law at Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP in Ottawa.

She can be reached by email.

Issue of interim costs important

An interesting case has emerged dealing with the issue of interim costs and disbursements. This seems to me to be one of those issues that is rarely considered by family lawyers.

The new approach to Hague Convention Cases

Family law cases are increasing when it comes to the wrongful removal of children from the place they habitually live, likely in large part due to increasing mobility of families in a global community.

Family Law: Court gets it right on imputing gifts to husband as income

Family Law: Time to reform rules for reviewing parenting regimes

Family Law: Key ruling clarifies use of spousal guidelines in support reviews

Family Law: Case on unjust enrichment could lead to unjust results

Family Law: Appeal court gets it right on family law bankruptcy question

Family Law: Caron shows complexities when family, estates law intersect

Family Law: Lawyers eager for clarity on limitation periods for equitable claims

Family Law: Dual spouses case a reminder to designate pension beneficiary