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Estate talk awkward but necessary: Aulis

Broaching the “estate talk" with a reluctant older family member is awkward but necessary for younger relatives, Toronto trusts and estates lawyer Patrick J. Aulis Read more



Five signs your divorce is best suited to mediation

Some family law disputes are so contentious that they need to be resolved using the litigation process, but many others are better suited to mediation, Toronto family lawyer and mediator Patrick J. Aulis Read more



Deal with digital assets in your will

Testators need to turn their minds to their digital assets just as much as their physical ones, Toronto trusts and estates lawyer Patrick J. Aulis Read more



Protecting your real estate asset

Title insurance and a real property report both offer homebuyers protection, but one is not a substitute for the other, Toronto real estate lawyer Patrick J. Aulis Read more



Cohabitation agreements provide certainty on property division

A properly drafted cohabitation agreement can give couples some certainty over the ownership of property brought into the relationship, says Toronto family lawyer and mediator Patrick J. Aulis.Read more


Pattern of co-operation key for divorcing parents

Respect, co-operation and a children-first attitude are the essential components of a successful divorce, says Toronto family lawyer and mediator Patrick J. Aulis.Read more


Children first: why mediation trumps litigation

Mediation can often be a better and cheaper solution than court, allowing couples to achieve a more harmonious split, says Toronto family lawyer and mediator Patrick J. Aulis.Read more



Children suffer in acts of retaliation between parents

A judge’s harsh criticism of a Nova Scotia woman who changed her son’s last name without his father’s consent should serve as a caution to parents to think ... Read more



Breaking bad: protecting elders from financial abuse

Toronto wills and estates lawyer Patrick J. Aulis has witnessed first-hand the devastation of financial elder abuse but says seniors can take steps to protect themselves from ... Read more



Aulis launches collaborative family law practice

The traditional court system just makes many family disputes even worse, says Toronto family lawyer Patrick J. Aulis. That’s why Aulis, founder of Aulis Law Firm ... Read more