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Excluded Property: Estate Planning and Family Law

The Family Law Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. F.3 (“FLA”) defines a category of property known as “excluded property” that […]

  December 06, 2019 - 3pm
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Thinking about all possible issues in a divorce case

When you think about the many different legal issues in a divorce case, it can be, understandably, quite daunting. […]

  November 13, 2019 - 2pm
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Can I Sue My Spouse’s Lover?

If your spouse has stepped outside of your marriage with another lover, it’s natural to feel a roller […]

  November 05, 2019 - 11am
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Why Divorce can be Expensive and Complicated

While divorce isn’t easy for anyone, it can be particularly complex for wealthy families. Dividing more assets means […]

  July 09, 2019 - 7am
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Divorced Dad

As a recent divorced father of 2 amazing kids, I never really understood what a dad goes through […]

  June 24, 2019 - 7am
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Top Tips for Making a Short-Term Rental Feel Like Home

Re-establishing yourself after a divorce is a difficult process. Amongst dividing up property, managing time with children and […]

  June 10, 2019 - 8am
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The Truth about Mediation: Debunking the Myth

I watched a lot of exciting Law and Order episodes in my day. And I really loved the fast […]

  June 04, 2019 - 7am
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4 Things I Need to Move Forward

Admittedly when I first realized I was about to get divorced it was all I could think or […]

  May 23, 2019 - 6am
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We’re getting divorced. I guess we have to sell the house… but I really want to stay here!

When a couple separates, the matrimonial home can become a point of contention. How does each person get […]

  May 21, 2019 - 2pm
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Good News for Unmarried Partners in Alberta!

What does the new property division legislation mean for Alberta families going through a separation?  Did you know […]

  May 15, 2019 - 6am
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I wanted this Divorce, so why do I feel so bad?

I wanted to get a divorce from my husband.  We had been together since we were 19, got married […]

  May 09, 2019 - 6am
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How to make your divorce easier on the children

So you have decided to end your marriage? Surely you have good enough reasons for this important decision, […]

  April 17, 2019 - 7am
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10 Dating after Divorce Tips

Be open to getting fixed up by friends, as well as online dating apps and dating sites, as […]

  April 12, 2019 - 7am
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Hi, I am Jacqueline and this is my story…

I am two years into my Divorce and have found that writing has been my greatest comfort and […]

  March 11, 2019 - 8pm
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Is Anything/Anyone Real Anymore?

I am recently divorced and new to the dating world after 20 years of marriage. I am past […]

  March 07, 2019 - 7am
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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

I need money but I am separated and all our funds are tied up in our matrimonial home. What can I do?

When it comes to divorce, nothing seems to come easy. One of the most difficult aspects is splitting […]

  March 22, 2019 - 8am
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Frequently Asked Questions

Common Misconceptions: What are the differences between Common Law Relationships and Marriage?

Married spouses and common law spouses have different rights in family law. In a common law relationship, one […]

  February 21, 2017 - 6am
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How can I be Empowered Before, During, and After My Divorce? Watch a panel discussion.

It’s never easy when a marriage or significant relationship ends. Whatever the reason for the split – and […]

  December 12, 2016 - 8pm
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the steps my lawyer will take once I have hired him/ her?

#1 – Contacting your spouse or his/her lawyer The first step your family law lawyer will be taking in […]

  October 17, 2016 - 6am
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Frequently Asked Questions

Who Gets “Legal Custody” of the Family Pet After a Divorce?

Amidst the decisions that need to be made before and during a divorce, one potentially perplexing question is […]

  October 14, 2016 - 6am
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Frequently Asked Questions

What happens when both parties want to stay in the family home?

Q.  My husband and I have been married for 20 years. We have two children in high school […]

  October 02, 2016 - 8am
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there any Advantage to Filing for Divorce First?

In many divorce cases, it is clear to both parties what is coming. Sometimes, however, it blindsides a […]

  September 20, 2016 - 5am
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Frequently Asked Questions

How are child support payments decided during an Ontario Divorce?

Parents of a child in Ontario must provide financial support, regardless of whether or not they were married. […]

  September 20, 2016 - 4am
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Frequently Asked Questions

Cross-Canada Checkup: Property Rights on Marriage Breakdown and Death

Canadians are increasingly mobile within Canada. Former spouses relocate to a new province after a marriage breakdown to […]

  September 20, 2016 - 4am
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Frequently Asked Questions

Benefits of Mediation vs. Litigation

Litigation Mediation Costs The costs of litigating a divorce case vary widely, but are enormously more expensive than […]

  August 14, 2016 - 2am
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Arbitration?

Arbitration is an alternative dispute resolution process, where an individual or tribunal acts in a judicial capacity, by […]

  April 20, 2016 - 3pm
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is involved in a Common Law/Cohabitation Separation in Canada?

There is a common misconception that the only difference between common law and married spouses is a “legal […]

  April 13, 2016 - 11am
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Frequently Asked Questions

What Happens in Divorce Mediation?

Instead of litigating the issues arising from separation, separating spouses can choose to agree to mediation.  Mediation is […]

  April 12, 2016 - 5pm
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Frequently Asked Questions

Could a judge ever refuse my divorce?

There are only three reasons why a judge cannot grant a divorce alone (leaving support, property and other […]

  April 12, 2016 - 6am
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Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the difference between a Legal Separation and Divorce?

What’s the Difference Between a Legal Separation and Divorce? While many people believe that separation and divorce are […]

  April 12, 2016 - 6am
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Forum

Forum

Help

Paid 350 pound for a divorce though manage divorce and courts did not receive paper so […]

  December 13, 2019 - 2pm

Forum

date of seperation not set

wife left with no explanation or a reason given, when I asked her if it was […]

  December 05, 2019 - 3am

Forum

Feeling like a huge part of my life has been erased.

I have been divorced for several years. I have days where I feel that the decade […]

  November 03, 2019 - 10am

Forum

Is it the petitioner who pays for the divorce cost?

Hi I have both a friend and myself who our respected other halves decided to separate […]

  October 30, 2019 - 8pm

Forum

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  October 27, 2019 - 10am