The introduction this past January [of 2005] of new spousal support guidelines has put the spotlight on family law practice. To put the impact of the guidelines in context – and to better understand the pressures of family law practice today – LAWPRO Magazine this spring convened a panel of family law practitioners from across the province. We asked them to step back and look at the larger picture: What has changed in the practice of family law? What are the issues facing those doing family law today, and how have our panelists adapted to these evolving issues? And what lies ahead for the family law practitioner?