Gerald Ashcroft practises exclusively in the area of family law. He has extensive experience with issues of separation and divorce, custody and access, child and spousal support, property division, adoption and guardianship, including advice, negotiation, settlement conferences, litigation, and preparation of pleadings and domestic agreements.
Primary Practice Area
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, University of Manitoba, 1980
Bachelor of Laws, University of Manitoba, 1983
Master of Laws (in Family Law), Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 2012
In the Community
Former President and member of the Board of Directors for the Winnipeg Flying Club
Former Vice-President and member of the Board of Directors for the Osborne Village Cultural Centre (Gas Station Theatre)
Former Secretary and member of the Board of Directors for the Manitoba Aerobatic Club
Chief Delegate/Team Manager for the 1988 Canadian Aerobatic Team at the 1988 World Aerobatic Championships
Flew competition aerobatics between 1987 and 1997 (1987 Canadian National Sportsman Aerobatic Champion; 1989 Canadian National Intermediate
Aerobatic Champion; 1991 and 1992 Canadian National Advanced Aerobatic Champion)
Airline Transport Pilot Licence (Aeroplane)
Commercial Pilot Licence (Helicopter)
Former bush pilot, and seaplane and aerobatic instructor
Gerald is a sessional lecturer of the Agricultural Law course through the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences at the University of Manitoba.
Gerald has presented seminars to various groups on family law issues.
Author, Farmers and the Law, 1982