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Divorce & Separation

When Mental Illness Leads To Divorce

Feelings of failure, guilt, and loneliness can arise in adulthood due to childhood trauma, loss, work, life, and relationship pressures. When untreated, these negative feelings can lead to mental illnesses

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What is An Uncontested Divorce?

Originally Published: August 2017 Updated: July 2023 Marriage and divorce can be complex and emotional. When navigating the process, you might be wondering which type of divorce is right for

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What is Collaborative Family Law?

Divorce and separation can be stressful for families, however, your divorce does not need to cause family conflict. Whether you have children you want to protect or just want to

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Do you need a Lawyer for Family Court?

Family courts in Ontario hear a variety of disputes all of which can be emotionally and psychologically stressful. Cases are complex and can place a large burden on individuals disputing

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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