Cheryl A. Hodgkin, LL.B., is highly regarded, having in excess of 30 years of experience practicing in the areas of matrimonial and divorce law including addressing issues of child and spousal support, decision making responsibility and residency issues, parenting time and child mobility issues. Cheryl is well versed in equalization of net family property claims including valuation of assets/property division for couples that were married or in a common-law relationship, separation, cohabitation agreements and prenuptial agreements, marriage contracts and has extensive litigation experience with proven results. Ms. Hodgkin awaits assisting you in all matters relating to family and divorce law. Let her 30 years of Court Experience help you with your Family Law needs! Ms. Hodgkin is a graduate of the University of Windsor Law School and for the majority of her thirty plus years of practicing law, Ms. Hodgkin has focused in the area of Divorce and Family Law. 

Ms. Hodgkin has also taught as a sessional instructor at the University of Windsor Faculty of Law, teaching the course “Evidence Law” for three years, concurrent to full time practice. Ms. Hodgkin has also worked as a part time assistant Crown Attorney.

Instead of traditional articles, Ms. Hodgkin boasts of the opportunity of being the first graduate from the University of Windsor Law School to earn the prestigious privilege to clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa. Ms. Hodgkin assisted The Honourable Mr. Justice Sopinka in preparing for Appeals and Leave to Appeal Applications, conducted research and writing in relation to Judgments at the Supreme Court of Canada and participated and assisted in legal seminars and activities in the legal profession on behalf of the Supreme Court of Canada.

Ms. Hodgkin was also a Committee Member of the Legal Aid Area Committee for Essex County for a number of years. Ms. Hodgkin also served as Treasurer and thereafter President of the Essex County Family Law Lawyers’ Association for a number of years.

Ms. Hodgkin can assist you with decision making responsibility, child residency and parenting time, grandparents’ rights, claims for child and/or spousal support, property division issues including pension and business valuations, the negotiation and preparation of a Separation Agreement or a contested Divorce, a parent wishing to relocate with a child or defending against relocation, the negotiation and/or preparation of a Cohabitation Agreement or Prenuptial Agreement/Marriage Contract. Ms. Hodgkin can also assist you with the breakdown of common law relationships and rights upon the death of a former spouse.