Monthly Archives: May 2018

Spousal Support During Remarriage

Posted May 31, 2018
Spousal Support During Remarriage Do you have questions about spousal support during remarriage? You have been paying your monthly spousal support diligently. It has been paid monthly as you agreed or were ordered to. You’ve never missed a payment. You try not to complain about it when talking to your ex. We have family lawyers ...
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Initial Family Law Lawyer Consultations

Posted May 30, 2018
If you have never seen a family law lawyer before, initial family law lawyer consultations can be indimidating. It may help to ease your nerves if you know what will happen at the initial consultation. This will help you follow through with booking and attending the meeting. 1. Setting Up Initial Family Law Lawyer Consultations ...
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Getting Sole Custody In Ontario

Posted May 22, 2018
Do you have questions about getting sole custody in Ontario? You’ve got your sole custody agreement or court order and feel like you can finally relax? You can stop fighting with your ex about custody issues of your children. Right? Then why are you getting letters from your ex’s lawyer? Why do the letters state ...
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Family Responsibility Office

Posted May 22, 2018
Do you have a Ontario family law case that deals with support? You should discuss with a family lawyer how and when to contact and utilize the services provided by the Family Responsibility Office (F.R.O.).  F.R.O. is the best way for a person to enforce their court orders and domestic agreements to make sure that ...
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Why You Need Power of Attorney

Posted May 20, 2018
Are you wondering why you need power of attorney? Most people know that they should have a will in place. This is done to make sure that if you pass away that your loved ones will be taken care of. They will have some direction as to what you wish to have done with your ...
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Paternity Test During Divorce

Posted May 19, 2018
Looking for a paternity test during divorce? A common topic of new clients is whether or not they should even be involved in the family law proceedings their ex has served them with. Often the subject matter is the custody, access and support of a new born or young child. While some clients are critical ...
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Do Step-Parents Owe Child Support?

Posted May 15, 2018
Do Step-Parents Owe Child Support? What If A Biological Parent Is Already Paying? In the Ontario case Stetler v. Stetler, 2012 ONSC 4466, the Superior Court of Justice dealt with the issue of whether a step-parent will be responsible for child support when a biological parent is already paying child support. In Stetler, the wife ...
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Pension and Divorce

Posted May 12, 2018
In Ontario family law proceedings there are guidelines and rules that provide for special treatment of certain personal assets. When it comes to dividing your assets along with those of your ex-spouse, you need to plan. Make sure that you are not too quick with your decisions. Think about who is to get what items ...
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Inheritance and Divorce

Posted May 5, 2018
Do you have questions about inheritance and divorce? Losing a family member is never easy to deal with. Sometimes there is a silver lining in that you may receive some sort of inheritance as a gift from your loved one who has passed on. The last thing you want to deal with is then having ...
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Step Parent Right to Access

Posted May 2, 2018
When multiple relationships result in multiple parents and step parents, the lines of who has the right to access of the children can become difficult to define. The wishes of the biological parents and those of the step parents will often differ and arguments are likely to occur concerning the proper access schedule for each ...
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