Award Winning Family Law

"It will all be okay." That’s how we want you to feel. Relationship issues are hard enough without the fear and uncertainty of a legal process. You need objective guidance and pragmatic solutions. At Wilson Christen LLP, we have a reputation for excellence and integrity. And we help our clients find an efficient path to a constructive resolution.

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Start by contacting us. We’ll help you assess and explore options for an effective route to resolution. How can we advise and support you? What services do you require? We’ll review your situation to determine your needs.

Direction

We’ll map out your options and take you through the details of each approach. You may find Collaborative Law or Mediation to be efficient and less stressful options. If court proceedings or arbitration are required, we’ll advocate skillfully on your behalf.

Resolution

You want the best outcome as soon as possible. At every stage, we’ll outline options to achieve resolution so you can access your next steps including settlement. You’ll make informed decisions to complete the process in the most constructive and efficient manner.


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Our Family Law Lawyers

Jeffery Wilson

p: 416.956.5622

Brenda Christen

p: 416.956.5620

Alexandra Seaton

p: 416.956.5621

Rui J.M. Alves

p: 416.956.5626

Christopher Burrison

p: 416.956.5624

Chelsea Hooper

p: 416.956.5637

Farrah Hudani

p: 416.956.5623

Christina Doris

p: 416.956.5638

Erica Tait

p: 416.956.5641

Jessica Braude

p: 416.956.5644

Chris Mamo

p: 416.956.5642

Neesha Rao

p: 416.956.5643

Recognition

Media

GLOBE AND MAIL

Victims pack Ontario courthouse to attend Sixties Scoop hearing. Indigenous people who were taken from their families as part of the Sixties Scoop packed an Ontario courtroom for a milestone class-action hearing that hinges on the value of cultural identity – and whose obligation it is to protect it.
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CBC

Sixties Scoop survivors recall painful memories in Ontario. Court hearing on lawsuit adjourns, set to resume Dec. 1 if no settlement reached. Supporters of the Sixties Scoop class-action lawsuit hold signs and flags outside a Toronto courthouse before lawyers press for a summary judgment on the case.
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CBC

From Seine River First Nation to The Annex: A Sixties Scoop survivor's journey to Toronto. When Melanie Montour was finally reunited with her mother, they no longer spoke the same language.
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Global News

What was the ‘60s Scoop’? Thousands of First Nations, Métis and Inuit across Canada who were ripped from their homes as children are getting their day in court after a years-long struggle in what has become known as the “Sixties Scoop,” a painful, but little-understood chapter of Canadian history.
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@CBCTheNational

#SixtiesScoop lawsuit heard in court today, as survivors recall painful memories. http://www.cbc.ca/1.3733346
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APTN

Long-awaited ‘60s Scoop class action began Tuesday, adjourned to December. Hundreds of Indigenous people from across Ontario rallied Tuesday in Toronto ahead of a landmark court hearing on whether the Canadian government robbed them of their cultural identities…
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THE STAR

Lawyer in Sixties Scoop case delivers apology as hearing begins. First Nations children taken from their families suffered “profound harm” amid the loss of their culture, says Jeffery Wilson.
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THE STAR

Ottawa must apologize for “Sixties Scoop” and compensate survivors: Despite Ottawa’s shifting rhetoric on indigenous issues, the federal government has been remarkably slow to acknowledge its failure and compensate its many victims.
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More Media

CBC

Metro Morning
"60s Scoop"
It was called the "60s scoop"... Thousands of indigenous children were taken from their homes and put into foster care... Now some of those grown children have launched a lawsuit over the scoop. Matt Galloway spoke with Marcia Brown Martel.
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The Star

Dear Prime Minister: Right the wrong of the 'Sixties Scoop'. In an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, aboriginal leaders call for resolution to grievances arising out of the ‘Sixties Scoop’ involving thousands of children.
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CBC

Indigenous leaders are calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for redress of the Sixties Scoop, a government policy under which child welfare officials removed Indigenous children from their homes and placed them with non-Indigenous families.
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Globe

The federal government says it is willing to settle lawsuits over the mass adoption of indigenous children into non-indigenous families, even as its lawyers file hundreds of pages of disclosure related to an Ontario class-action lawsuit scheduled to be heard in court next week.
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HUFFINGTON POST

"Commit your government to resolving this issue without more delay and support our call to recognize and right an immense wrong — with both words and deeds," say Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day and four other Indigenous leaders in an open letter to Trudeau.
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Globe and Mail

In Sarah Hamson’s Globe and Mail article regarding the Madonna/Ritchie custody litigation, Jeffery Wilson comments "Custody litigation is reserved for the very wealthy by and large. It has nothing to do with the children..."
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Globe and Mail

Brenda's results are highlighted in the 2009 article 'Millionaire ordered to pay $31,015 a month in temporary child support' by Kirk Makin. Brenda secured the largest temporary child support awarded by a court in Canada.
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