Experienced, Successful, Family Law Lawyers with Offices in Aurora, Barrie, Downtown Toronto, Mississauga, North York and Scarborough
Dealing with separation, divorce or child custody and access can be some of the most stressful events of a person’s life. At Gelman & Associates. we strive to make this experience easier by empowering our clients to make informed decisions. Our lawyers guide our clients through Ontario’s family law system with compassion and understanding, while still aggressively protecting their rights. With offices throughout North York, downtown Toronto, Mississauga, Scarborough, Aurora and Barrie, we are just a short distance away in any direction.
Three Reasons to Hire Gelman & Associates :
Experienced and Knowledgeable Lawyers
In 2017, we were granted the Consumer Choice Award for the second consecutive year. This award recognizes our exceptional customer service and business excellence. Also in 2017, Gelman & Associates was voted Toronto’s Top Family Law Firm by Top Choice Awards in recognition of the quality and value of the service we provide, along with our professionalism. In addition to the firm being recommended by the Toronto Police Widow and Orphans Fund, our lawyers have been called upon to impart their expertise in the media, including Global TV. Newstalk 1010, CHCH television and Her Magazine. For more about our firm’s experience, take a look at this feature article about our firm in Checkout My Business Magazine.
Exceptional Customer Service
Our focus at Gelman & Associates is to provide outstanding customer service from the moment you call to book your consultation. We understand that navigating through Ontario family law can be a confusing and overwhelming experience. Our goal is to empower you to make informed decisions through regular lawyer-client communication and educational resources about family law. In order to be accessible to clients and prospective clients, our phone lines are open Monday to Friday from 8 AM to 8 PM. To support your mental well-being during this difficult period, we offer our clients a free consultation with a psychological professional if required. In addition to our numerous web-based resources, all prospective clients are given a comprehensive family law kit during their initial consultation, with ample resources to help individuals understand and navigate the separation and divorce process.
Diversity of the Firm
Our team is made up of a diverse group of male and female lawyers from a variety of different ethnicities and backgrounds. The eclectic nature of our offices allows us to better meet the individual needs of our clients. Collectively, our lawyers are fluent in a number of languages, including: Farsi, Serbian, Hebrew, Russian, French, Portuguese, Romanian and Tagalog. In many instances, we will assemble a team of lawyers and law clerks to handle your family law matter. This ensures your case is handled with the utmost care and in a financially efficient manner.
Ontario Family Law Lawyers Serving Six Offices throughout Aurora, Barrie, Downtown Toronto, Mississauga, North York and Scarborough
Contact Gelman & Associates today to meet one of our experienced family law lawyers who will work on your behalf to achieve the best possible resolution to your family law matter. With six locations in Toronto and the surrounding areas, our offices are easily accessible by transit and off-highway. Call us at (416) 736-0200 or 1-844-736-0200 or contact us online for an initial consultation.
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Gelman & Associates – Family Law Lawyers servicing all of Ontario with offices in Aurora, Barrie, Downtown Toronto, Mississauga, North York and Scarborough.
Toronto – 4211 Yonge Street • Suite #210 • Toronto • Ontario • M2P 2A9
Aurora – 16 Industrial Parkway South • Aurora • Ontario • L4G 0R4
Barrie – 500 Mapleton Avenue, Suite A • Barrie, Ontario • L4N 9J2
Downtown Toronto – 100 Kings Street West • Suite #5600 • Toronto • Ontario • M5X 1C9
Mississauga – 77 City Centre Drive • East Tower • Suite #501 • Mississauga • Ontario • L5B 1M5
Scarborough – 10 Milner Business Court • 3rd Floor • Scarborough • Ontario • M1B 3M6
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