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What If I Don’t Want a Divorce?

What happens if you don’t want a divorce? People in Toronto call our family law firm often and ask what happens if their spouse doesn’t want to get divorced. It doesn’t make sense to call a divorce law firm if you want to save your marriage. You should call a marriage counsellor or psychologist instead. ...
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Sharing A Good Read: Legal Fees and Taxes

Sharing A Good Read: Legal Fees and Taxes

I read a great article in the Financial Post and wanted to share the most interesting parts. I considered writing my own article for the media but decided to expand on the article instead. Everything in brackets in this post is from the Financial Post article. “A wife’s decision to represent herself caused the husband to incur ...
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Initial Family Law Lawyer Consultations

Posted May 30, 2018
If you have never seen a family law lawyer before, initial family law lawyer consultations can be indimidating. It may help to ease your nerves if you know what will happen at the initial consultation. This will help you follow through with booking and attending the meeting. 1. Setting Up Initial Family Law Lawyer Consultations ...
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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 plans for your children, property ...
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Legal Fees and Taxes

Are you curious about legal fees and taxes? It’s that time of year again when everyone is trying to maximize their tax breaks. If you’ve been involved in family law litigation you should discuss whether or not you have any sort of tax breaks or benefits that may have resulted or changed from your case ...
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How Do Lawyers Bill: Retainers, Fees and Disbursements?

There are three main terms that you should know about lawyer’s billing practices before hiring a lawyer: Retainers; Fees; and Disbursements Call our family law firm in Duncan, Toronto and Ottawa toll free at 1 844-466-6529 Retainers When talking about legal fees, a retainer refers to an initial deposit paid by the client to the lawyer ...
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