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Divorce & Separation

family lawyer roles

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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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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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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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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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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Choosing To Divorce Over Religion

For centuries, religious differences have brought people together and also divided them. In some families across the globe, when it comes to marrying outside of your religion, there can be

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Famous Canadians Who’ve Been Divorced

Divorce doesn’t discriminate. Just because someone is famous, has lots of money and fans across the globe, doesn’t guarantee they’re going to have a perfectly happy, fulfilling, or flawless relationship.

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Am I Too Old To Get A Divorce?

When an older couple divorces after a long-term marriage, it’s sometimes referred to as ‘gray divorce,’ or those divorcing are considered ‘silver’ or ‘diamond’ splitters. ‘Gray divorce’ has specifically been

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Divorcing Over Gender Identity

Divorce can feel complicated and overwhelming, especially when children are involved.  However, what happens when the reason for divorce is the child’s gender, or maybe the gender identity of one

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What Is A ‘Strategic Divorce’?

Would you consider getting divorced if it meant you could save some money? While you may be taken aback by this question, this concept is something presently buzzing around the

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Can I Sue My Spouse’s Lover?

If your spouse has stepped outside of your marriage with another lover, it’s natural to feel a roller coaster of emotions. You may become angry, depressed, embarrassed, and/or broken-hearted. However,

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Who Gets The Kids In Divorce?

If you are going through a separation or a divorce, you know that it can be a hard and stressful time for everyone involved, including your children. When you’re separating,

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How can I get joint custody of my child?

When parents are separating, or divorcing, the biggest challenge they face typically is deciding upon child custody. When it comes to determining child custody, the courts ask one question: what

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How is Retroactive Child Support Paid?

The law states that parents are responsible for financially supporting their dependent children. If a couple separates or a marriage breaks down, regardless, child support may need to be paid

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What is a parenting plan

What is a Parenting Plan?

A Parenting Plan is a document that can be agreed and drawn up by two parents who are separating or going through a divorce and it usually covers all aspects

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A divorcing couple in divorce mediation

What to expect in Divorce Mediation

It shouldn’t come as a huge surprise that you won’t necessarily see eye-to-eye with your ex when you start hammering out the terms of your divorce settlement. There are a

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Should I get a prenup?

When you consider all the details that a newly engaged or married couple needs to take care of, signing a prenup certainly doesn’t rate as one of the most glamorous

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A drug user going through a divorce because of their substance abuse

Substance Abuse and Divorce

A substance abuse issue can severely impact a relationship and could even be the primary cause of a divorce or separation. Someone who has become an addict may take on

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