Monthly Archives: April 2018

Preparing for Family Law Court in Ontario

Going to family law court in Ontario to deal with your family law matter can be extremely stressful. You should be preparing for court, especially if you are unclear as to what you have to do. Judges, court clerks, and security checks can make attending family court a nightmare. At the very least it might ...
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Toronto lawyer Chantalle Sawision Joins ClearWay Law

Toronto lawyer Chantalle Sawision Joins ClearWay Law Sawision is a skilled family law and alternative dispute resolution practitioner. She advises on mediation and arbitration, separation, divorce and support agreements, property and debt division and appeals. Besides coaching clients to represent themselves in court, Sawision (is Chantalle doing this or should we delete her name and ...
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New Toronto Law Firm Now Open

By Alistair Vigier ClearWay Law has opened a Toronto family and immigration law firm. This is an innovative law firm that tries not to use physical office space. Instead, the lawyers and staff work from home whenever possible. This allows our law firm to pass on the savings to our clients. When you walk into ...
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What is a Domestic Contract?

A domestic contract is a separation agreement, cohabitation agreement, or marriage agreement. It’s when you and your partner make an agreement about your relationship. It is sort of like an insurance policy in case things go wrong. There are three different types of domestic agreements: A separation agreement deals with plans for your children, property ...
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What Are Section 7 Expenses Ontario?

So you’ve paid your monthly child support on time and in full. Why are you still getting requests to pay for other things for the kids then? As outlined in the Federal Child Support Guidelines, there are different categories of child support. The monthly base child support that is typically identified in court orders through ...
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What is Mediation in Ontario?

Are you looking for mediation in Ontario? Are you afraid of what a judge may order regarding your family law matter? What if you do not have the money to pay monthly lawyer bills? Multiple trips to family court to try and obtain court orders on multiple issues can get very expensive. You should seek ...
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Lump Sum Spousal Support

No one wants to deal with an ex any longer than they need to. Monthly spousal support payments can be a constant aggravation. It is a reminder that you owe them something, even if you don’t really agree with the court order. If the relationship was over 10 years you could be looking at ongoing ...
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The Purpose Of Spousal Support

Spousal support can be a difficult topic to settle between separating spouses. Sometimes the paying spouse feels that the other spouse doesn’t deserve spousal support or doesn’t truly need spousal support and should be able to get by on their own.  Usually, this is because the purpose of spousal support is not fully understood. So, ...
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Grandparent Rights to Access

Are you curious about grandparent rights to access children? In family law proceedings grandparent rights to access are often ignored throughout the custody and access discussions. Parties typically have their hands full trying to figure out what their share of the children’s time will look like and grandparents can be left out of the equation ...
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Family Law Disclosure

Are you concerned about family law disclosure? In Ontario family law courts, it has become expected by judges that both parties to an action will provide any and all relevant financial and property disclosure to each other before bringing a motion or proceeding to a settlement conference. Yet a lot of people still want to ...
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