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Modernizing courts will improve access to justice: Hendrikx

Technology has infiltrated almost every aspect of modern life, but there is still much work to be done in modernizing the legal system in Ontario to better serve family law litigants... Read more

Breaking barriers - WLAO 'ahead by a century'

The Women's Law Association (WLAO) is celebrating its past by honouring the achievements of women who have succeeded in breaking down barriers in the profession over the past century... Read more

Women's Law Association of Ontario marks 100th anniversary

The Women's Law Association of Ontario (WLAO) will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a gala event featuring a pair of impressive keynote speakers... Read more

Unbundled services an access-to-justice pathway: Hendrikx

​​​​​​​Provision of unbundled services reaching a critical mass as lawyers and consumers alike embrace the practice... Read more

The merits of taking the 'high road' in divorce

A recent breakup with a record-setting financial settlement shows amicable divorce doesn't have to be an oxymoron... Read more

More couples resolving family law matters through ADR

A downward trajectory in the total number of family law cases in Canadian courts shows that more people are opting for alternative dispute resolution... Read more

Manitoba moves to modernize family justice system

A Manitoba propsal to givr dispute resulution officers (DROs) authroity to make decisions on routine family law matters will provide a welcome option for self-represented litigants facing a clogged court system... Read more

Technology key to creating effenciencies in family law: Hendrikx

Access to justice in family law has become such a significant issues that the system is in need of modernization... Read more

Online tool empowers self-represented family litigants

A new online tool being developed by Toronto family lawyer Kathryn Hendrikx and an IT partner will be welcome news for the huge number of... Read more

Clients motivate pragmatic Hendrikx

Results are the name of the game for Toronto family lawyer Kathryn Hendrikx...Read more

2018 – Board of Director

Women’s Law Association of Ontario
Life Member

November 12, 2018

Presenter- Divorce Act Bill C-78 Updates
8th Annual Recent Developments in Advanced Issued in Child and Spousal Support
Osgoode Professional Development

October 11, 2018

Presenter – Family Law? What Should you Know?
Women in Dentistry Association


Contributor - Lexis Practice Advisor Canada – Family Module
LexisNexis Canada – Legal Publisher

June 20, 2018

Blog – The Divorce Act is Being Amended – What it Means to You
Osgoode Professional Development

April 30, 2018

Presenter – What you Need to Know About Section 5(6) Claims
7th Annual Recent Developments in Advanced and complex Issues in Property and Equalization
Osgoode Professional Development

March 10, 2018

Volunteer – Walsh Family Law Moot & Negotiation Competition Moot
Osgoode Hall

October 18, 2017

Speaker - 7th Annual Current Topics in Ethics & Professionalism
Clients Make the Practice of Law Possible: The Present and Future of Legal Services

October 17, 2017

Article: Meet Family Lawyer Kathryn Hendrikx
Precedent Magazine

2017- 2018

Ontario Bar Association Board Member

2018-2020 ( 2 year term)

Ontario Bar Association Council Member


Family Law Arbitrator,  completed training in Family Law Arbitration process through the Conflict Management Certificate Program, Conrad Grebel University College, University of Waterloo


Mediation and Domestic Violence Training


Appointed a  a Dispute Resolution Officer of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice

Mar 25, 2015

Tweet-up draws hundreds of participants. In one hour, almost 1,000 tweets were logged from more than 500 users during a Twitter-based mental health awareness campaign presented by the Canadian Heroes Foundation, says Toronto family lawyer Kathryn Hendrikx, who participated in the online event.

Hendrikx, founder of Hendrikx Family LawLLP, was part of a tweet-up that took place March 22 with an aim to raise awareness surrounding mental health issues faced by first responders. In total, 959 tweets were sent out from 517 unique tweeters during the event. Read the full article on AdvocateDaily.com

Dec 17, 2014

Rise of co-parenting in family law. A recent report establishing some form of joint custody or shared parenting as the most common post-separation parenting arrangement is in line with what I'm experiencing in my family law practice. This is a growing trend and when discussing parenting plans I use the language of "co-parenting." Read the full article on AdvocateDaily.com

Nov 4, 2014

Court order does not always equal payment. Obtaining a court order for child or spousal support is only the first stage of a process that ideally ends with enforcement of the order and receipt of payment, says Toronto family lawyer Kathryn Hendrikx. Read the full article on AdvocateDaily.com

Oct 21, 2014

Adult child support responsibilities. While a son or daughter may remain a child at heart for many years, when do they cease to be a "child of the marriage," as related to a support payor's financial obligations? That was the question addressed by Toronto family lawyer Kathryn Hendrikx at a recent conference presented by the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario. . Read the full article on AdvocateDaily.com

Sept 11, 2014

Kathryn Hendrikx joins BTZ as a partner. Litigation and corporate law boutique BrautiThorningZibarras LLP has added family law practitioner Kathryn Hendrikx as a partner.

Hendrikx began her law career as a litigator in 2004 and then chose family law as her specialty two years later.

She began her working career in marketing and public relations at a property management firm after graduating with a B.A and M.A. in political science, returning to study law in 1998 at Osgoode Hall. She graduated in 2001 and was called to the bar in 2002. Read the full article on AdvocateDaily.com

May 2014

Speaker and Presenting Paper "Adult Child Support: Oxymoron? Definitely, Maybe", Institute of Law Clerks, 24th Annual Conference, Deerhurst Resort.

May 2014

"Sharing Success Strategies" Panelist in Windsor, ON, program jointly presented by OBA, WLAO, WLF, Networking breakfast and inspirational speakers.

March 2014

"Lean In to Articles" Panelist, joint program between LSUC and WLAO

January 2014

"The Case for Ladies Only" Jennifer Brown, Canadian Lawyer Magazine, quoting Kathryn Hendrikx

Dec 4, 2013

"Female lawyers leaving firms for key corporate in-house roles" Janet McFarland and Jeff Gray, Globe and Mail, quoting Kathryn Hendrikx

July 2013

"Creditors and Family Law, with a Focus on Bankruptcy - Part 2" Money and Family Law, Founding Editors, Barry Corbin and Lorne Wolfson, Carwell, Thomson Reuters, June 2013, issue 28 - 7

June 2013

"Creditors and Family Law, with a Focus on Bankruptcy - Part 1" Money and Family Law, Founding Editors, Barry Corbin and Lorne Wolfson, Carwell, Thomson Reuters, June 2013, issue 28 - 6

May 10, 2013

"Sage Advice for Women Lawyers" Law Society Gazette, quoting Kathryn Hendrikx

June 18, 2012

Law Times, Michael McKiernan

April 16, 2012

"New Coaching program really filling a gap" Law Times, Meredith Morrison, quoting Kathryn Hendrikx

April 11, 2011

Law Times, Michael McKiernan

May 3, 2010

Law Times, Michael McKiernan

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