Vancouver

Matthew Katsionis *

Partner, Vancouver / Sr. Family Lawyer / Certified Legal Coach
1-877-445-2627 ext. 102
Initial Consult is Free. After that it's $425/hr
Matthew Katsionis

Matthew Katsionis

Matthew Katsionis is an experienced trial lawyer in Vancouver who practices exclusively in family law and utilizes his civil litigation and criminal law experience to his client’s benefit. Prior to his legal career, Matthew was a teacher. This cross-section of experience provides him with a unique understanding of both the court system, and the family dynamic, which serves his clients well.

Strategies for Complex Family Law & Financial Issues 

Matthew attends to all aspects of a family law case including parenting, guardianship, divorce, child support, spousal support, and property division. He also has experience handling cases with corporations and business interests, as well as high-net worth individuals that require an acute understanding of corporations, various financial assets, and liabilities.

Balancing Negotiation and Advocacy for Comprehensive Solutions 

Matthew takes a rational and logical approach to his cases. He believes that negotiation and mediation should always be the starting point. However, if the case cannot be resolved and must go to trial, he is prepared and adept at advocating for his clients. Matthew is experienced in drafting cohabitation, marriage, and separation agreements, including highly complex agreements involving a wide range of assets.

Candid Communication for Informed Decisions 

Matthew is open, honest, and up-front with his clients about their case so that they can make informed decisions throughout their matter.

Matthew has multiple published decisions on a wide range of family law issues such as:

  • Hiding income and imputation of income
  • Corporate and business issues
  • High-income earners
  • Child support
  • Spousal support
  • Retroactive child support
  • Retroactive spousal support
  • Complex property division and liabilities
  • Excluded property
  • Protection orders and restraining orders

When not in the office, Matthew spends his time on the basketball court, weightlifting, playing ice hockey, skiing, golfing, and spending time his two children.

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Resources

Blogs by Matthew

How Bankruptcy Impacts Child Support, Spousal Support, and Costs in Family Law Cases

As family lawyers, we sometimes encounter questions about the impact of bankruptcy on child support, spousal support, and cost awards in family law matters.

Expert Witnesses for Children with Special Needs

At Crossroads Law, we have represented many families who have children with special needs. Parents who are separated often encounter disputes about parenting time and child support.

Section 7 Expenses for Children with Special Needs

There are two main categories of child support in Canada under the Federal Child Support Guidelines.