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Understanding Changes to the Divorce Act

Family law touches the lives of more Canadians than any other areas of law. Despite this fact, the […]

  February 26, 2021 - 8am
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Why Life Insurance is important… in marriage and divorce.

Marriage is the perfect time to start shopping for life insurance. Why? Because it’s when you start sharing […]

  February 24, 2021 - 8am
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Design your Life: Divorce does not Define You.

Divorce does not define you. I was divorced in my late twenties, with two kids and a job. […]

  February 16, 2021 - 7pm
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Recently Separated and Valentine’s Day is coming ..my anxiety is off the charts!

My husband and I decided to Separate last month. Covid has not been kind to us. Our marriage […]

  February 11, 2021 - 7am
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Your Divorce Questions Answered by Lorne Fine & Assoicates

Family Law Firm, Lorne Fine and Associates, recently hosted a Facebook Live answering all your Divorce Questions. If […]

  February 09, 2021 - 7am
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Divorce is never easy …whatever your reason is!

Over the years, many of you have reached out on the Divorce Angels site and discussed the reasons […]

  February 05, 2021 - 6am
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Helping my girl’s transition from my house to my ex’s

One of the hardest things I experienced in my divorce was dealing with my daughters and my emotions, […]

  January 26, 2021 - 7am
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5 Benefits of Hiring a Divorce Attorney

Many spouses, when getting divorced, wonder: Do I need an attorney? After all, many people get divorced without […]

  January 13, 2021 - 7am
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A Small Business Owner’s Guide to Divorce

No one gets married planning on an unhappy ending, yet the reality is that approximately 40 percent of […]

  January 12, 2021 - 6am
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Supreme Court of Canada Clarifies Position on Retroactive Child Support

The Supreme Court of Canada in Michel v. Graydon, 2020 SCC 24 recently released a decision clarifying its position on awarding […]

  January 06, 2021 - 7am
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Divorce Day… Is this really a day?

You may not know this but the first Monday after New Years is dubbed Divorce Day. On Divorce […]

  January 01, 2021 - 1pm
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The Hardest Thing About Getting Divorced after 50

My husband and I were together for 30 years. We met in college and married soon after graduation. […]

  December 18, 2020 - 8am
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THE DIVORCE ANGELS CHAT

I have recently separated from my husband, after learning of his affair.  Processing the betrayal and the emotional trauma […]

  December 11, 2020 - 8am
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Don’t waste your opportunity at a Settlement Conference!

Clients often ask us to explain the purpose of a Settlement Conference, which is to have meaningful settlement […]

  December 09, 2020 - 7am
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Thanksgiving, Covid19 and a Recent Separation – what a year its been.

My husband and I separated in August. We were one of those couples that you have been hearing […]

  November 25, 2020 - 7am
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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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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

Making A Wikipedia Page A Good Idea?

<p class=”MsoNormal”>One of the keys to making sure your brand is visible in the online world […]

  March 03, 2021 - 2pm

Forum

Where to start?

<p style=”text-align: center;”>My husband and I finally decided to call it quits last week.  I don’t […]

  March 01, 2021 - 8pm

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  February 26, 2021 - 12am

Forum

I got dumped after 33 years!

My husband of 33 years dumped me for someone else. I am devistated. As I was […]

  February 12, 2021 - 7pm

Forum

Separated Mess

Hi, Found out 5 months ago my husband of 27 years was having an affair and […]

  January 01, 2021 - 1pm