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Our Blog

What Am I Feeling Right Now?

Whether you ended the relationship, or your partner ended it against your desire or it was mutual, doesn’t […]

  September 18, 2017 - 7am
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Amicable divorce is possible

A sure way to make a separation painful and bitter is to have a court battle. True, there […]

  September 13, 2017 - 8am
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THE SECOND SUITE SOLUTION – A Savvy alternative to selling the home you love but can no longer afford!

A hot housing market adds another complication to the lives of divorcing couples and their kids. Some estranged […]

  September 05, 2017 - 3am
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Your Divorce Board of Directors

Lawyers are lawyers. Sounds obvious doesn’t it? However, family lawyers (and mediators) routinely deal with legal matters that […]

  August 31, 2017 - 7am
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This too Shall Pass….

I have never read so many quotes as when I was going through my divorce, it seemed as […]

  August 25, 2017 - 9am
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It’s not your time so let the other parent, well, parent.

I haven’t seen my 13-year old daughter, Rowan, for more than a week. And I won’t be seeing […]

  August 18, 2017 - 8am
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Is it so Bad that This Relationship is Over?

Lots of people seek out the services of a therapist/counsellor when they are at a point in their […]

  August 09, 2017 - 8am
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What if you could have your pie and eat it too? — The Beauty of Negotiation in your Divorce

What are your actual needs? Determining them is vital. Many spouses are made to believe that they can […]

  July 31, 2017 - 9am
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Our Blog

Just Shut the F*** Up!

After trolling in a FB group, dedicated to those getting divorced and then how to co-parent, I now […]

  July 24, 2017 - 8pm
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3 Tips to Effective Co-Parenting

Co-parenting, whether living together or apart, loving or hating one another, is always a challenge. Different people have […]

  July 21, 2017 - 8am
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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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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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Frequently Asked Questions

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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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

Ready to leave

We got married june 2nd 2013. He had an affair febuary 2014 that ended with me […]

  September 21, 2017 - 2am

Forum

Online or Offline? The Return of Offline Matchmaking Services to the Dating Scene

    Online dating has become the norm for dating in recent years. With a few […]

  September 20, 2017 - 8pm

Forum

WTF

I feel so confused

  September 15, 2017 - 11pm

Forum

Private investigator for cheating Spouse

For 3 weeks i tried catching my cheating partner in the act but it seemed impossible. […]

  September 11, 2017 - 7pm

Forum

Any advice how to survive this I could use

married 34 years..  My husband is offering two years of spousal maintenance at $2000 a month. […]

  September 03, 2017 - 11pm