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Reducing Costs in Family Law

Family law can be expensive if both spouses cannot agree on terms. Reducing costs in family law is often a key concern. Even alternative methods to the court system, such as mediation or arbitration, can sometimes be expensive. One of the largest concerns that every client has is how to reduce their legal fees. Here are ...
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Family Responsibility Office

Posted May 22, 2018
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 make sure that ...
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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 nightmare. At the very least it might ...
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Family Law Disclosure

Are you concerned about family law disclosure? In Ontario family law courts, it has become expected by judges that both parties to an action will provide any and all relevant financial and property disclosure to each other before bringing a motion or proceeding to a settlement conference. Yet a lot of people still want to ...
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Discussing Separation With The Children

Discussing separation can be very difficult. During the initial phases of a separation with children, it can be a hectic and confusing time for everyone. Children specifically can have a lot of difficulties coping with a change to the family dynamic. Changes in living arrangements and access time can be hard. They need to get ...
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Daycare During Divorce

Dealing with daycare during divorce can be complex. More and more parents are choosing to be returning to the workplace after their children are born. Without family to help care for younger children often couples use home daycare services. This is also often the case for couples who separate as both single parents attempt to ...
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Post Separation Communication Between Parents

Post separation communication can be difficult. Separation is often accompanied by anger and frustration directed at your ex-spouse. Comments are misunderstood and intentions are doubted, resulting in strained communications with your ex-spouse.  And when there are children involved, parents often find it hard to speak to the other parent at a time when communication is ...
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Social Media During Divorce

Do you have questions about social media during divorce? Social media has become engrained into our everyday lives. Can you use social media during divorce? It is rare nowadays to find someone who isn’t involved on Facebook, YouTube Instagram, or Twitter. Maybe people going through divorce are also on dating/hookup apps such as Tinder. *Cowichan Valley, ...
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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 process should you book an appointment with a ...
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Contest A Separation Agreement

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 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 the spouses. ...
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