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Can I get divorced during the COVID-19 pandemic and more burning family law questions

The pandemic has forced couples and families into close quarters, disrupting routines and, in the case of some […]

  April 22, 2020 - 8am
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Closure

Why does closure seem so important when you are ending your marriage? As we let go of our […]

  April 14, 2020 - 6pm
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HOW TO ASK FOR A DIVORCE: 4 KEY INGREDIENTS

1.      BE PATIENT So many clients come to me and say “How could he/she be surprised that I want […]

  February 24, 2020 - 1pm
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Why Choose Collaborative Law?

The truth is most couples don’t think about working together when it comes to their divorce.  But a […]

  February 05, 2020 - 2pm
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Was going to court worth it?

When all was said and done, my divorce cost me way more than I originally thought or budgeted […]

  January 30, 2020 - 12pm
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You aren’t getting over your Ex until you get under someone else!

Hey readers…. If the last person you slept with was your ex you’re in a jam! You can’t […]

  December 18, 2019 - 7am
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Divorce and Real Estate

How to handle your largest asset during the painful process of separation We’ve all heard the statistics. In […]

  December 16, 2019 - 2pm
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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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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to be separated for a certain amount of time before I can get divorced?

In most cases, in order for a divorce to be granted, you must have lived separate and apart […]

  December 18, 2019 - 6pm
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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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Forum

Forum

Kirra divorce settlements

When tackling Kirra divorce settlements (https://www.hooperfamilylawyers.com.au/areas-of-practice/) who is it more favorable to? Is it the husband […]

  July 06, 2020 - 8am

Forum

I did not commit any mistake

Still broken

  June 26, 2020 - 10am

Forum

TESTIMONY PF A SPELL CASTER

GREAT Dr,Uzoya THAT HELP ME SAVE MY RELATIONSHIP… Good Day everybody, My name is Nancy am […]

  June 14, 2020 - 2am

Forum

Am I Wrong for Wanting Divorce?

Sorry if this is long. I don’t have much of a support structure. I was married […]

  June 05, 2020 - 4pm

Forum

Am I Crazy for Wanting Divorce?

Sorry if this is long. I don’t have much of a support structure. I was married […]

  June 05, 2020 - 9am