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Family Responsibility Office

Posted May 22, 2018
Family Responsibility Office 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 ...
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Why You Need Power of Attorney

Posted May 20, 2018
Why You Need Power of Attorney 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 ...
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Paternity Test During Divorce

Posted May 19, 2018
Paternity Test During Divorce 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 ...
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Pension and Divorce

Posted May 12, 2018
Pension and Divorce 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 ...
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Do I Have To Share My Inheritance After Divorce?

Posted May 5, 2018
Do I Have To Share My Inheritance After Divorce? 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. This happens as a gift from your loved one who has passed on. ...
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Step Parent Right to Access

Posted May 2, 2018
Step Parent Right to Access 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 ...
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Preparing for Family Law Court in Ontario

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 ...
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What is a Domestic Contract?

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 ...
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What Are Section 7 Expenses Ontario?

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 ...
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What is Mediation in Ontario?

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 ...
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