Monthly Archives: June 2018

Getting Out of a Co-Ownership Agreement

Do you have questions about a co-ownership agreement? The opportunity of co-ownership has appeal and benefits for many people. Qualifying for a mortgage may be difficult alone, but possible with co-ownership.  For some, marriage may have brought two people into a co-ownership agreement for a property. For others, owning a vacation home may have been ...
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File Legal Separation Agreement Without a Lawyer

“Hey Siri, file my divorce.” If only it were that simple, right? When dealing with divorce or separation, the entire process may seem like a daunting experience. So it begs to ask the question, “Why can’t I just do it my self? Can I create a separation agreement without a lawyer?” Technically, yes. But we ...
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Reducing Costs in Family Law

Family law can be expensive if both spouses cannot agree on terms. Reducing costs in family law is often a key concern. Even alternative methods to the court system, such as mediation or arbitration, can sometimes be expensive. One of the largest concerns that every client has is how to reduce their legal fees. Here are ...
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Buying Property After Separation

Most people believe that after a separation from their spouse, they can purchase a new house or car and it has nothing to do with their spouse. Generally, our family lawyers suggest that you finalize your divorce before you purchase new assets. Your ex spouse might bring a claim against your new assets and it ...
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Spousal Support After Remarriage: Till Death Do You Pay?

Have questions about Spousal Support After Remarriage? Marriage is the union of two individuals in a personal relationship that putatively lasts until death, however, in practice it is increasingly brought to an end by divorce. Seeing that the law deems spousal relationships as financial partnerships, when divorce occurs, the individual with greater income or assets ...
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Your Spouse is Cheating on You, Now What?

When you suspect or find out that your spouse is cheating on you, it can be difficult to deal with. Our family lawyers suggest that you take the time to calm down before reaching out to a family law firm. It is always the best first step to calm down, and then to ask your ...
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Dividing Wedding Gifts During Divorce

You are now getting a divorce. You have a lot on your mind and a long list of things to take care of. One of the items on your list is the wedding gifts. Dividing wedding gifts during divorce can be complex. What do people do with their wedding gifts? Do you keep them? Do ...
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Ontario Common Law Relationships

Do you want to learn about Ontario Common Law and how it affects you? More and more couples today are opting out of marriage. The social stigma’s around unmarried couples living together is almost nonexistent. Many people want to stay away from the traditional values of marriage. So what does that mean when common law ...
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Can you travel with kids after a separation?

So you may be asking, “can you travel with kids after a separation??” There can be no right or wrong answer to the question. But why not? Why wouldn’t you? Love to travel? The answer is yes. If you love creating fun and enjoyable memories, then yes again. If you love your kids, then you ...
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