Your Toronto Immigration and Family Lawyer


We take pride in devising creative legal and practical solutions to our clients’ family law challenges.
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We strive to make immigrating to Canada as easy, error-free and as fast as possible.
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Please contact our foreign divorce opinion lawyer. We can have your letter ready in 1 day.
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we have experience in drafting wills for families throughout Ontario.
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Ivan J. Steele is a Toronto lawyer who runs a modern, flexible, and creative law practice devoted to Canadian immigration and family law.

Mr. Steele has a proven track record of developing honest and effective solutions to complex immigration situations. He devotes his time towards helping family members reunite or stay united with their loved ones.

Every case is unique in its own right and therefore requires undivided attention. As a sole practitioner, when you work with Ivan Steele, you will work with a Canadian lawyer who is focused more on building warm, lasting relationships than in clearing cases from the dockets. He understands that the immigration process is emotionally trying, mentally draining, and even physically tiring, which is why he does everything in his power to ensure that your case moves forward as seamlessly as possible.


Ivan Steele Law does not accept Ontario Legal Aid certificates. We do not accept refugee cases or any new litigation files, contested family law matters (litigation) and we no longer provide representation in the Federal Courts.


Taking advantage of advanced communication technologies, all meetings are conducted via Zoom/Skype/Facetime and any originals or documents requiring signatures should be sent via post/courier. In partnership with We Work Canada, we make exceptions for in-person meetings at our Hudson’s Bay location for exceptional circumstances and by appointment only. Working together, we will take full advantage of modern document sharing and communication technologies reserving the in-person meetings only for the matters that legally require it. This approach provides a great deal of flexibility, reduces our carbon footprint, and saves time. With us, you will experience small town immigration and family law firm service, available to you in the heart of Toronto. We combine the best of legal tradition and personal touch with cutting-edge technology, to bring you reliable legal services, designed for modern life.


Ivan Steele’s pre-eminent area of practice is spousal and common-law sponsorships. He has helped countelss Canadians and Permanent Residents to bring their wives, husbands and common law partners to Canada. In addition, Mr. Steele’s Toronto immigration law practice focuses on citizenship applications, common-law, conjugal and spousal sponsorships for permanent residence in Canada, parent and grandparent sponsorships / immigration and federal economic class application (Express Entry). We are happy to help clients with visitor visas, study permit and work permits. We do NOT accept refugee status applications, humanitarian and compassionate applications and appeals.


We specialize in the following family law areas: Foreign Divorce Opinion Letters for re-marriage in Ontario, joint and uncontested divorces, drafting and Independent Legal Advice on Marriage Contract (Prenups), Cohabitation Agreements, Separation Agreements, Egg and Sperm Donor Agreements.

As long as your matter falls into one of the above categories, and if you are looking for a family lawyer, a divorce lawyer, or an immigration lawyer in Toronto, we will work with you as a team, to discover best ways to help you to live your life on your own terms. Having an immigration lawyer who cares and who is dedicated to his client’s cases is becoming a rarity in a profit-oriented world. We are different. Let’s talk! Click here to read Ivan Steele’s bio.

Practice Areas

Ivan Steele Law offers the following practice areas:

Immigration Law

As a Toronto immigration lawyer, Ivan Steele understands that your quality of life often depends upon your visa approval. We are committed to excellence and the highest ethical standards in Canadian immigration law. 

Family Law

If you are looking for a dedicated family and divorce lawyer in Toronto, you have come to the right place. Ivan Steele runs a modern, flexible and progressive family law practice with floating meeting locations in Toronto.

Gay & Lesbian Law

Ivan Steele is a Toronto gay immigration lawyer and a Toronto gay family lawyer. Addressing practical and legal issues relating to sexual orientation has remained a core component of his legal practice.

Statement Re: Post COVID-19 Meetings

We have modified our business model in light of the lessons learned from COVID-19 crisis, in order to protect our environment and to take full advantage of the 21st-century technologies. For the foreseeable future, ALL client meetings will be conducted via Zoom/Skype/Facetime. Any originals or documents requiring signatures should be sent via post/courier. As the situation progresses and based on client feedback, this streamlined business model will likely become permanent, with exceptions made for in-person meetings only in exceptional circumstances.


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