Articles Posted by Chris Porteous

Type of Lawsuits That Are Common Against Businesses

Posted July 4, 2019
  Running a business is more than selling products and services to the general public or to businesses. There are many pitfalls that can cause a business to go under, such as lawsuits against companies. These lawsuits can range from small amounts to millions of dollars in compensation to the aggrieved party. In addition to ...
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Tips To Consider When Doing Your Own Divorce Paperwork

The paperwork associated with a divorce in Ontario might appear to be easy enough to do, but you need to have at least a basic understanding of the process. You and your spouse might have reached agreement on child custody, support and property division, but unless a lawyer reviewed the settlement agreement, your rights might ...
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Documents Needed To Get Your Ontario Divorce Started

The documents needed to file for a divorce in Ontario may vary depending upon the circumstances of your particular case. For instance, if custody, support and other family law issues have been resolved through negotiations and reduced to a settlement or separation agreement, you could file an application online asking only for a divorce. If, ...
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5 Steps To Take To Prepare For A Divorce or Separation

Denial can play a big role in not recognizing the telltale signs of a troubled marriage and cause some people to be unprepared for a separation or divorce. The preparations you make in anticipation of separating from your spouse or ending the marriage through a divorce are as important as were the preparations and planning ...
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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
                Dating during a divorce is a tough decision to make. 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 ...
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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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