Articles Posted by Chris Porteous

Most Common Reasons Ontario Marriages End In Divorce

Posted May 21, 2019
Marriage should last forever if the vows exchanged by couples are to be believed, yet 40% of Canadians married for the first time will see their marriages end in divorce. Raising a family and learning how to deal with the everyday pressures of living as a couple can become overwhelming for some people and result ...
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The Effect of Dating During A Divorce

Posted May 21, 2019
  The decision to end a marriage may be the culmination of months or years of marital strife and discord. While waiting for your divorce to be finalized, it is normal to want to reestablish old and new friendships. However, you should be aware of the effect dating could have on your divorce before making ...
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Splitting Up? Know Your Obligations Before Moving Out

If you decided to join the growing number of Canadians who have exited relationships through divorce or separation, there are important thing for you to know about your family and financial obligations before moving out. Whether you and your spouse are getting a divorce or agreeing to live separate and apart without ending the marriage, ...
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How Does A Legal Separation Work?

According to Statistics Canada, more than 840,000 people identify themselves as being separated from their spouse and another almost two million people are divorced. Divorce is the legal process for terminating a marriage, but there are reasons two people who are not getting along might decide to wait and not get a divorce. For them, ...
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Contest a Will in Ontario

Contest a Will in Ontario

                If you are looking to contest a will in Ontario, you have come to the right place. Disagreeing with a “final hour” change to a family will can have costly and sometimes unhappy consequences. Brothers Livio and Franco Quaggiotto took their dispute to the Court of Appeal ...
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7 Common Questions About Separation

                Questions About Separation Approximately 9 percent of the Canadian population 15 years of age and older is either divorced or separated. When couples decide to split up, divorce is one option, but one or both parties might not be ready to terminate the marriage. Separation offers an ...
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