ADMITTED TO THE BAR Year 2018 in Quebec
ADMITTED TO THE BAR Year 2013 in Italy
University of Montréal (LL. C.)
Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II (LL. B., LL. M.)
English, French, Italian
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Access to Information, rental board.
Drafting proceedings, case management, judicial settlement conference.
Mandates in case of inaptitude (Enduring power of attorney), mandates (power of attorney), tutorship, curatorship,
Estate Law (litigation)
Annulment of Wills, Application to replace liquidator or trustee, Rendering of Accounts, Opening of a Protective Supervision Regime, Homologation of Protection Mandate.
Estate Law (Non-Contentious)
Drafting of Wills and Power of Attorney, Estate and Post-Mortem Planning, Settlement of Successions, Settlement of Estate that includes Foreign Assets in Quebec.
Family Law (Litigation)
Divorce, Separation, Dissolution, Child Custody, Access Rights, Child Support, Spousal Support, Parental Authority, Conjugal Violence, Permission to travel, Recognition of Paternity, Family Patrimony and Matrimonial Regime, Protection of Sensitive Information.
Family Law (Non-Contentious)
Joint Divorce, Uncontested Divorce, Drafting Consent Agreements for Uncontested Divorce or Separation, Drafting Common Law Spousal Agreements, Private Negotiations or Conciliation, Providing Advice during Mediation, Settlement Conference at the Superior Court.
International Family Law
Recognition of foreign judgments, execution of foreign judgments, permission to move with the child (children), execution of Quebec judgments abroad, recognition of jurisdiction (especially in cases involving European countries), contestation of jurisdiction.
Execution and Enforcement of International and Domestic Judgments
Execution and enforcement of Judgments involving international private law aspects (especially in cases involving European countries).
General litigation, collections.
Medical malpractice, wrongful death, catastrophic injuries, partial permanent injuries, Total Temporary injuries, assistance for minor injuries, victims of violence,
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
Antonio Ostrica has a strong legal background. Born and raised in Italy, he completed successfully a Bachelor degree and a Master degree in Law at the University of Naples “Federico II”. He worked as an intern in two prominent law firms in Italy and in the notarial office of the Consulate General of Italy in Montreal. He was enrolled in the Italian Bar in 2013 as an attorney practicing in Civil Law and has obtained a Certificate in Law at the University of Montréal. He has been enrolled in the Bar of Quebec in 2018.
Me Ostrica’s knowledge of the Italian and European legal systems have taken him to be consulted as an expert in cases in Québec involving judgments rendered in Italy.
Antonio Ostrica was a long time member of Rotaract and remains involved in diverse Italian-Canadian affairs. He is also very involved as a volunteer for the Young Bar of Montreal, regularly provides consultations for the preparation of hearings before the Rental Board and the Small Claims Court and assists minor children with their legal issues in the context of the service “Mercredi, j’en parle à mon avocat!”.
Daniel Romano and Antonio Ostrica (2020), Can Individuals be held liable for spreading COVID-19?, The Senior Times, Vol. XXXIV No 6 May 2020.
Daniel Romano and Antonio Ostica (2020), Could Sovereign Immunity shield China from COVID-19 law suit? The Senior Times, Vol. XXXIV No 5 April 2020.
Daniel Romano and Antonio Ostrica (2019), Balancing financial obligations to children and senior parents, The Senior Times, Vol. XXXlV No 2 November 2019.