Divorce with Dignity
Stuart Law is able to provide representation in all Family Law matters including divorce, custody, child support, spousal support, and equalization of net family property. Going through a separation or divorce requires you to make some of the most important decisions of your life. He can help you with that by taking the time to listen to you and helping you to identify your legal objectives efficiently, fairly and effectively. He recognizes that you are going through emotional, social and financial challenges and he will not be afraid to speak up for you at a difficult time. His goal is always to reach timely resolution through negotiated settlements, but he also has the experience and expertise necessary to be successful before the court. Let him help you find your way to a better tomorrow.
Stuart is a partner with the firm Simpson Wigle LAW LLP. He graduated with High Distinction from Trinity College at the University of Toronto in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours). Upon graduating from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1992 and completing that school’s Intensive Business Law Workshop. Stuart was called to the Bar in Ontario in 1994. He moved west from Toronto to serve the Halton and Hamilton communities in 1995.
Stuart is an experienced litigator specializing in conflict resolution. Stuart’s preferred forum for resolution is collaborative family law but he is able to litigate matters effectively and decisively where required. Stuart is also an accomplished and creative negotiator committed to the fair and reasonable resolution of matters by way of mediation or direct one-on-one interaction with opposing counsel. He takes a practical, no-nonsense approach to matters with a view to the quick resolution of the issues and the minimization of client costs.
Stuart is a former President of the Halton County Law Association and the Rotary Club of Oakville North. He is also a Paul Harris Fellow and a member of the Ontario Bar Association and the Advocates Society. He is an avid hiker and has completed the Bruce Trail.
As a father himself and as a former Children’s Lawyer, Stuart is very much aware of the price children pay in divorce. He is committed to keeping that impact as low as possible.
Stuart is a realistic, strategic thinker who stays current with the latest developments in the law. He takes the time and care with each of his clients to educate them on the legal process and concisely explain their rights and obligations.
His common sense approach and experience allows him to provide leadership and empathetic support. Stuart looks after his clients and pays close attention to details to ensure that his clients obtain the property settlements and support they are entitled to. He ensures all assets are properly valued and accounted for, and that all incomes are fully quantified and disclosed.
Stuart is highly skilled assisting clients negotiate separation agreements or advocating fearlessly for them in court. His no-nonsense approach helps clients resolve their legal matters quickly and cost efficiently. Throughout the process, he is always mindful of where his client and his or her family needs to be at the end of the day.