Blog

New Barrie Family Lawyer

Epstein & Associates is proud to announce that Dr. Brett Degoldi is joining our Barrie office to head up the Family Law department in Barrie, Ontario. Dr. Degoldi had practiced

Read More »

Calculating income for child support

Ontario residents who will be paying child support or whose incomes need to be reported for purposes of child support calculation must determine their annual disposable income. This amount, which

Read More »

How is spousal support enforced?

When spousal support payments are required as part of a divorce settlement or separation agreement in Ontario, the court will inform the Family Responsibility Office of these arrangements. The FRO

Read More »

Property division in Ontario

When a married or common-law couple chooses to end their relationship, property division laws determine how assets will be divided following a breakup or divorce.   Both debts and assets

Read More »

Help for women during divorce

While divorce is often difficult for most Ontario individuals, it can be harder on women. Women may have financial difficulty during the divorce process because they may not have their

Read More »

Grieving the Grey Divorce

With the trend of grey divorce rising in Canada, adult children of long-time married couples are frequently shocked and unprepared for the news of their parents divorcing and separating. Adult

Read More »

NEW BARRIE OFFICE

Epstein & Associates is proud to announce the opening of its new office in BARRIE, ON Effective February 1, 2014 we will be available to assist clients at 115 Collier

Read More »

Collaborative law as an option

If you are going through a separation with your spouse in Ontario, both of you are most likely dealing with strong emotions. In the midst of everything, you still need

Read More »

Child support in Ontario

Couples in Ontario who are separating or divorcing may wonder how child support is assessed. In fact, it can be complex because it is not necessarily only biological parents who

Read More »

Why craft a cohabitation agreement?

Keeping your assets protected in a common-law relationship Over the past decade, divorce trends have been decreasing worldwide. Despite a growing Canadian population overall, fewer marriages and more cohabitation is

Read More »

Toronto mediation vs. collaborative law

”How long?” and “how much?” are two questions that are often at the forefront of any divorce-oriented thought process, particularly when separating spouses attempt to resolve such issues as property

Read More »