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Our Blog

Preventing Financial Infidelity During a Divorce

Unfortunately if you are in the midst of a divorce you quickly realize that your financial situation is […]

  July 17, 2017 - 10am
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Why I Believe In Waiting Before Dating After Divorce

We’re all familiar with the term “honeymoon phase”.  It seems perhaps, like an odd thing to write about […]

  July 11, 2017 - 6am
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A Relationship With Your Step-kids Can Be Fun

I often hear about the trials and tribulations of step-parenthood which I understand as there is not a […]

  July 05, 2017 - 6am
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How do I know my marriage is over?

My husband and I have been together for more than half of my life – we started dating […]

  June 28, 2017 - 7am
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Divorce means one of us is moving out: Five ways to help your children with this critical transition.

You’ve finally worked out all of the details of your separation. The agreement is being finalized and now […]

  June 26, 2017 - 6am
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I will be connected to their Dad forever….

Yesterday was Father’s Day. It was a hard day for me.  It was my “first” father’s day since […]

  June 19, 2017 - 3pm
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Changes to the Ontario Family Court System: Is Specialized Licences for Paralegals a good thing?

The Ontario family court system faces the possibility of a profound change after former Ontario Court Chief Justice […]

  June 14, 2017 - 9am
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Do I regret having an affair? Not really.

I had an affair. I was deceitful, I was awful and I am not proud of my behaviour. […]

  June 09, 2017 - 9am
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Why You Should Work with a Family Law Lawyer During Separation

When you are going through a separation from your spouse, it is inevitably an emotional journey. Whether the […]

  June 05, 2017 - 7am
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Don’t stay stuck in your story!

We met in university and were the first of our friends to get married. We had our kids […]

  June 02, 2017 - 7am
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An extra set of hands goes a long way….

When people are going through a tragedy, they not only need a lending ear and a lot of […]

  May 31, 2017 - 7am
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Short Term Rentals can help during the Divorce Process

Fully furnished rentals are an excellent resource to use during the divorce process. Easily arranged and flexible lease […]

  May 25, 2017 - 9am
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What can I do if my ex stops paying for child support?

Regular child support payments are an important part of ensuring the well-being of a child or children following […]

  May 15, 2017 - 6am
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Don’t give up the fight…

My wife and I were married for 18 years. She owned her own business when we got married […]

  May 11, 2017 - 11am
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8 Tips to Stop the Anger and Move On After a Divorce

Hating your ex is normal more so during the immediate post-divorce period. However, you have to realize that […]

  May 08, 2017 - 7am
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FAQs

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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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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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between joint divorce, uncontested divorce and contested divorce?

There are three types of Divorces in Canada: The first, and most uncommon, option is a joint divorce, […]

  April 11, 2016 - 6pm
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Forum

Forum

alimony and emigration

Hello, I have to pay alimony forever. I have tried to change that, but my spouse […]

  July 19, 2017 - 11am

Forum

Need advice 😞

I have been in a relationship for almost 20 years.  I am debating leaving , this […]

  July 10, 2017 - 9pm

Forum

Hurt confused help

I don’t know what I should do anymore I love him but does he feel the […]

  July 02, 2017 - 5pm

Forum

How do you let go

How do you tell your heart to  listen to your head I know it’s time to […]

  June 29, 2017 - 11pm

Forum

Collections

I have been separated from my x since Oct 2013 and moved from our matrimonial home […]

  June 05, 2017 - 10am