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Wills & Estates

Cryptocurrency in Estate Planning

Cryptocurrency, such as Bitcoin, is a virtual, modern, and non-governmentally issued take on money. This form of currency poses some highly interesting questions in the realm of estate planning. Take,

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Divorce & Separation

Why Do You Need A Divorce Lawyer?

If you are considering a divorce, you may be wondering whether or not you need a lawyer. The answer to this question depends on the specific circumstances of your situation.

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Landlord / Tenant Law

New Year, New Rent Increases

With inflation raising the costs of everyday life, it may be wise to start strategizing for potential lifestyle cost increases in the new year. Every year the Province of Ontario

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Family Law

The Tort of Family Violence

What is a notable recent case in family law? In the world of family law, an important new case was decided in February 2022 called Ahluwalia v. Ahluwalia, 2022 ONSC

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Divorce & Separation

How soon can I divorce after marriage?

Original Publish Date: June 26, 2019 Revised: September 21st, 2022 When marriages break down, it’s essential to have a clear understanding of the next steps.  The only legal reason you

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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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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

How to Handle Divorce When Pregnant

Pregnancy is supposed to be a very exciting and beautiful time for you and your partner. But what if instead of painting your baby’s room and buying baby clothes, you’re

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Divorce & Separation

Your Ontario Divorce Checklist

If divorce is on your horizon, you do not want to be ill-prepared. There will be a lot of important life decisions that you will need to make, but we

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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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