FamilyPractice on LexisNexis® Quicklaw®

Complete, powerful research tools and resources selected for Canadian family law practitioners.

With FamilyPractice, you will have a complete library of research resources and tools to help you effectively represent your family law clients. You’ll get:

  • Exclusive source of Butterworths® family law treatises, benchmark reference treatises, and forms and precedents
  • Exclusive coverage of topical Canadian case digests from The Canada Digest
  • Essential Quantum Digests in the areas of matrimonial property, child support, spousal support, and dependants'relief
  • All pertinent federal and provincial legislation with Point-in-Time feature and court cases, and an unparalleled collection of board and tribunal decisions
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  • Market-leading primary and secondary content
  • Exclusive leading Butterworths® family law treatise
  • Complete and current collection of topical case digests
  • Canada Quantums collections
  • All pertinent federal and provincial legislation, with Point-in-Time feature
  • Board and tribunal decisions
  • Forms and precedents

Simply the Research Process
Save valuable research time with FamilyPractice. Conveniently access a broad selection of leading secondary materials, as well as primary law, and the tools to facilitate research.

Perform In-Depth Research
Meet your clients’ needs with the help of the comprehensive and unmatched collection of primary material on LexisNexis® Quicklaw®, including all pertinent federal and provincial legislation with treaties, case law, and an unparalleled collection of board and tribunal decisions.

Efficient Research – Your Way
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Access the following collections via FamilyPractice* on LexisNexis® Quicklaw:

Exclusive leading Butterworths® criminal law treatises

  • British Columbia Family Law Practice (Carol Mahood Huddart and Trudi L. Brown)
  • Ontario Family Law Practice (The Hon. Mr. Justice David Steinberg, the Hon. Mr. Justice Craig Perkins, Esther L. Lenkinski and Andrew James)
  • Wilson on Children and the Law (Jeffery Wilson)
  • Family Mediation and Collaborative Practice Handbook (Barbara Landau, Lorne Wolfson and Niki Landau)

Butterworths benchmark reference treatises

  • Sopinka, Lederman & Bryant – The Law of Evidence in Canada (The Hon. Mr. Justice Alan W. Bryant, The Hon. Mr. Justice Sidney N. Lederman and The Hon. Madam Justice Michelle K. Fuerst)
  • Castel & Walker – Canadian Conflict of Laws (Janet Walker) Canadian Contract Law (Angela Swan)

Exclusive case digests

  • Canada Family Law Digest

Essential Quantum Digests

  • Canada Child Support Quantums
  • Canada Spousal Support Quantums
  • Canada Dependants’ Relief Quantums
  • Canada Matrimonial Property Quantums

Exclusive Primary Content

  • Family Law Cases – Topical
  • Supreme Court of Canada Service
  • LAW/NET™ Legal Update Service

Current Awareness NetLetter

  • LexisNexis® Family Law (Atlantic Canada) NetLetter™
  • LexisNexis® Family Law (Ontario) NetLetter™
  • LexisNexis® Family Law (Western Canada) NetLetter™
  • LexisNexis® Youth Protection NetLetter™
  • Syrtash Family Law NetLetter™
  • Bulletin LexisNexis® Droit de la famille (Quebec)

Family Law Legislation

  • Family Law Statutes
  • Family Law Regulations

Forms & Precedents

  • British Columbia Family Forms – Canadian Forms & Precedents (Frederick M. Irvine)

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