An In-depth Guide to Understanding Family Law and Your Rights

Family Law Agreements

Family law disputes can be among the most emotional of any legal disputes. Even the most amicable of separations and divorces can leave parties feeling hurt and vulnerable. Especially if there are children involved, it can be even more devasting. The good news is that it is possible to resolve disputes in a healthy manner…

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What Factors Should You Consider Before Choosing a Child Custody Lawyer?

If you are navigating through a divorce and there are children from the relationship, one of the things you will have to do is work out a child custody arrangement. Oftentimes, this can get very tense and even confrontational – but even if the divorce is amicable, you will want to have a good family…

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Parenting, Guardianship, Custody & Access: What Does It Mean in Family Law?

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Working with the legal system to determine your time with your children can be difficult, especially when there are multiple terms to understand and adhere to. Depending on the situation you are in, the court may have appointed different schedules or custody agreements than you’re used to. Terms like custody, access and guardianship get thrown…

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Do you need a separation agreement before a divorce? A closer look

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If you are in the process of navigating through a divorce, you may have had friends or family members tell you that you need to get a separation agreement with your ex- partner. But if your separation is amicable, you may be wondering whether this is really necessary. There is no legal requirement to get…

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How to Modify Your Child Support Payments if Your Income Changes

Family Law Agreements

When a divorce or separation is filed in Ontario and there are minor children from the relationship, then both parents are responsible for ensuring that their children’s needs are looked after. In most cases, one parent will be required to make child support payments to the other parent. The way these payments are calculated is…

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Why you should consider making a change to your separation agreement

Separation Agreement

If there is one thing that we can count on, it is that life and circumstances are always changing. And this means that sometimes an agreement that we made with someone also needs to be changed. When spouses or partners divorce or separate, they often draw up a separation agreement with their ex–partner with the…

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Know the Difference: Legal Separation vs. Divorce

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 If you are thinking about leaving your spouse – or if your spouse has left you – then you may be wondering about the difference between separation and divorce. In many cases, there will be a separation first followed by a divorce – although separation in itself doesn’t necessarily mean that a divorce will follow.…

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What You Should Know About Family Law in Ontario

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Family law in Ontario can be conceptually challenging to navigate through.  Having a family lawyer on your side who can help to ensure that your rights are protected is always recommended.   Listed below are a few scenarios in which you would commonly need the involvement of a family lawyer.  Marriage Contracts  It is becoming increasingly…

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The Ontario Divorce Process: Everything You Need to Know

Divorce Law

More than 150,000 couples get married every year in Canada. While this can be an exciting day for everyone involved, not all marriages will last. As couples change and experience the stresses and strains of daily life, some relationships will meet a natural end and this can be a good thing for both partners’ long-term happiness.…

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Is there a link between Child Support and Parenting Time?

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Discussion of child support arrangements, lead to many questions about the amount of child support required to be paid and how exactly parenting time works. For example, some parents believe that their child support amount should be reduced, if the child spends half of their time with them. Other parents might wonder if they can…

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