Legal Fees

Divorce On A Budget

Posted May 25, 2019
Divorce On A Budget Need to do a divorce on a budget? Ontario families and single parents who struggle to afford legal services have some relief from a new provincial pilot project. That’s important because following this April’s provincial budget, families who relied on legal aid will be glad to know our door is open. Unbundling ...
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Legal Aid Family Lawyers Toronto

Posted May 25, 2019
Changes in Legal Aid For Lower Income Families If you are looking for legal aid family lawyers, send an email to info (at) clearwaylaw.com and we can refer you to a lawyer in Toronto that takes legal aid. Please do not call our law firm as we cannot book the meeting for you. Legal aid ...
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Alternative Billing Is The Future Of Law

Alternative Billing Is The Future Of Law Alternative Billing rewards results, not the number of hours the lawyers and paralegals spend on a case. Anything that increases efficiency in the legal industry is a good thing for the family law industry. The legal industry is over 1000 years old, and it is time for a ...
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There Is Always Someone Cheaper

There Is Always Someone Cheaper I decided to write this short blog after seeing the below meme. There is always someone cheaper! There are many other common sayings that touch on the subway. “You get what you pay for.” “Nothing get’s you nothing.” Obviously, the meme is meant to be funny. But it also reminds ...
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Do Retainer Agreements Cause Anxiety For Clients?

Posted March 2, 2019
Do Retainer Agreements Cause Anxiety For Clients? I have noticed that there is a real paradox in the lawyer/client relationship. Clients are afraid of lawyers and lawyers and afraid of clients. Most people facing a serious legal issue like a divorce or an estate dispute know they should hire a lawyer. But they are nervous ...
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Divorce Legal Coaching

Divorce Legal Coaching There are three options in family law court: hire a family lawyer, self-represent, and divorce legal coaching. This article will discuss the pros and cons of each. A limited scope retainer is the same things as legal coaching. The lawyer is only being hired “at need.” When most people contact a family ...
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Legal Fees and Taxes

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 ...
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How Do Lawyers Bill: Retainers, Fees and Disbursements?

Posted March 7, 2018
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 ...
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