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Lawyer Fees: Retainers, Fees and Disbursements?

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Lawyer Retainer Fee | How Do Lawyers Bill? Are you wanting to hire a lawyer but you are concerned about the hourly rate or lawyer fees? Are you not sure how lawyers bill? We put together this article to explain the lawyer’s fee difference which depends on the area of law practiced. There are three ...
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Legal Fees Tax Deduction

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Legal Fees Tax Deduction The cost of going to court can get expensive. When legal fees begin to increase, spouses start to look for ways to recapture their money spent. One question that clients have is whether they can claim their fees on their tax returns. The answer is yes, some legal fees can be ...
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Hotel Offers Refund if You Get Divorced After Stay

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Hotel Offers Refund if You Get Divorced After Stay One hotel chain in Sweden is convinced that a mini holiday away together can solve a couple’s relationship issues.  This hotel offers a refund if you get divorced after a stay. You must get divorced within a year of taking a holiday at one of their ...
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When Should You Consult A Family Law Lawyer?

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When Should You Consult A Family Law Lawyer? Do you need to consult a family law lawyer? Divorce is not a decision made overnight. Getting from the point of deciding to divorce, through a separation, and to the step of starting your court documentation often takes months or years.  So at what point throughout the ...
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Letter Of Consent For Child To Travel With One Parent

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Are you looking for a letter of consent for the child? You may have heard from other separated parents that you need to obtain a travel consent letter before going on a vacation. However, without further information, it can be confusing why they are necessary and what purpose they serve. Below is all of the ...

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Is Child Support Considered Income?

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In most cases, when determining income for child support in accordance with the Federal Child Support Guidelines, an applicant simply needs to take the income from their spouse’s most recent income tax return, look at the Child Support Table for their province, and find the correlating amount of child support for that income based on the ...

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Spousal Support Calculator Ontario

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Are you looking for a spousal support calculator in Ontario? Then it is important you learn about what needs to go into the spousal support agreement. It is important that you get a family lawyer to create your Ontario spousal support agreement. Why is this important? Because if you do not create it properly, it ...

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Religion And Divorce In Canada

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Some religions have barriers that divorcing spouses must overcome before they are able to get remarried. The most common example is a “get” in the Jewish faith, which requires the parties to obtain a divorce granted by a rabbinical court before they can remarry.  The get releases them from the religious bonds of marriage.  In ...

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Contest A Separation Agreement

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  Are you looking to contest a separation agreement? Cohabitation agreements, marriage contracts, and separation agreements are all domestic contracts. They signed by spouses to detail how to support and assets will be dealt with upon separation. For the most part, once they are signed, they will settle all (or most) of the issues between ...

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