David Frenkel

David Frenkel

David Frenkel is a partner at Frenkel Tobin LLP and the co-author of My Divorce Journal: A Guided Path to Moving Forward. David has practiced exclusively in family law since 2008.

Why determining the date of separation in family law is so complex

Analysing the case law for patterns can help avoid unnecessary conflict and litigation

Mental health awareness is positive, but can create challenges for family law

Better understanding illuminated family dynamics but introduced complexities, argues David Frenkel

Sex addiction and evidence in Canadian family law courts

Courts in Canada have rarely considered sexual addiction as a relevant factor in determining family law issues. The reason is likely because the evidence needs to be significant in nature, and even so it may not be enough to influence a decision with respect to child custody or spousal support entitlement.