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Divorce & Separation

Motions In Ontario Family Court

Bringing a Motion Forward As all lawyers can attest, taking steps in court takes time. Therefore, if you’re going through a divorce, you may want to ask a judge for

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Property Division

How to Deal with Cottage Property Disputes

The lawyers at Epstein & Associates can provide efficient and result-oriented solutions with respect to resolving the unique issues arising from the cottage and recreational property disputes. Types of Disputes

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Child & Spousal Support

New Initiative: Digital Court Systems

Ontario is planning to introduce a digital court system that will allow people to access court information from anywhere, and file documents and pay fees online. Attorney General Doug Downey

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Trick or Treat Tips for Divorced Parents
Child Custody & Access

Trick or Treat Tips for Divorced Parents

Although Halloween is not considered a “major” holiday, many young children get quite excited to go trick-or-treating with mom and dad.  If you share custody of your children, holidays can

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Divorce & Separation

Divorce Act Child Protection Changes

In some divorces, emotions can run very high and this can lead to unfortunate consequences. A 2017 divorce and custody case between Andrew Berry and Sarah Cotton-Elliot is causing the

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Divorce & Separation

How to Get a Divorce in Ontario

Separation agreements and court orders provide the opportunity to resolve family matters, but they do not legally end your marriage. The only way to do that is by getting a

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Child & Spousal Support

Child Custody & The Holiday Season

Coordinating Child Custody During Holidays Co-parenting during the holidays can be difficult as holiday celebrations produce some of the most treasured memories your child can have. For this reason, we

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Collaborative Family Law

What is the Role of a Family Lawyer?

A family lawyer can assist in any legal issues between members of the same family. They represent clients in court for cases involving divorce, guardianship, adoption, domestic violence or almost

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Collaborative Family Law

What is Mediation in Family Law?

Family mediation is very beneficial in legal situations involving parenting, support and property division whether in a separation or divorce matter.   What is Family Mediation? Family mediation works in

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How Assets are Split in a Divorce
Divorce & Separation Litigation

How Assets are Split in a Divorce

If you get divorced in Ontario, the answer can be confusing. Divorce law in Ontario falls under the Family Law Act and it focuses on ensuring couples leave the marriage

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Know Your Rights - Buying a Home
Real Estate Law

Know Your Rights – Buying a Home

Warranty for Newly Built Homes When you buy a newly built home or condo in Ontario, it comes with warranties through the Tarion Warranty Corporation. There are certain warranties that

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COVID-19, The Legal System and Courts

As the spread of COVID-19 (“Coronavirus”) continues across the world, we have already seen significant disruption in all areas of our lives as public health authorities and governments make difficult

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Divorce & Separation

When Addiction Leads To Divorce

After tobacco, alcohol and drug addiction are the two most common substance addictions in Canada, with alcohol abuse significantly outweighing all other forms. Most adults with dependency are able to

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Divorce & Separation

Do I Need An NDA To Protect My Business?

A non-disclosure agreement (NDA) is a useful level of protection for information or intellectual property (IP) that is confidential and sensitive to an organization. An NDA can prevent important information

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Divorce & Separation

Separation Can Burn

An Ottawa businessman’s plans to outsmart his ex-wife and the court went up in flames, as the man admitted to burning over $1 million dollars in an attempt to circumvent

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