Grandparents' Rights

This episode is now available on DVD. Please go to: to order copies. In this new age of “cyberlove” and casual relationships, the family law world is seeing an avalanche of short term relationships that fizzle out quickly – but they last long enough to produce children. There is a new-found emphasis on the rights and responsibilities of grandparents, particularly when people become parents at an early age. What does the law say about the role that grandparents are allowed to play in the lives of their grandchildren following a family breakdown? How do the courts treat grandparents? Join Justice Brownstone in this groundbreaking landmark episode featuring experts who will share their advice on this increasingly important topic. Guests: Manny Witzman and Daphne Jennings

Family Matters with Justice Harvey Brownstone

Family Matters with Justice Harvey Brownstone is a one-of-a-kind TV show all about family law issues. Justice Brownstone interviews guests from the legal community to answer pressing questions that the public has about family law in Canada. Justice Brownstone and his guests help us understand our complicated family law system. Topics include parental alienation, child support, collaborative law, mediation, and child protection. Justice Harvey Brownstone is a sitting Ontario provincial court family law judge and author of the bestselling book, Tug of War: A Judge's Verdict on Separation, Custody Battles, and the Bitter Realities of Family Court. Disclaimer: Justice Brownstone donates ALL his proceeds of the show and his book to children's charities & receives absolutely NO MONETARY compensation in any form. Justice Brownstone does NOT endorse any of the opinions, firms, or people that appear on the set or advertise on the show or the website.