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Common-Law Relationships and Ontario Family Law

Common-Law Relationships and Ontario Family Law

What is a common-law relationship in the eyes of Ontario family law? There are certain criteria that need to be met for common-law relationships to be considered “legally” valid in the Province of Ontario. First, two people who have been living together for 3 or more...

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Creating a Parenting Plan during a Separation

Creating a Parenting Plan during a Separation

One of the major decisions parents will need to make is creating a parenting plan during a separation or divorce. For parents who are married, this was previously known as custody and access. Recent changes to the Divorce Act and the Children’s Law Reform Act removed...

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5 tips to help you navigate your divorce

5 tips to help you navigate your divorce

5 tips help you navigate your divorce. You and your spouse have decided to discuss separating. Understandably, you are overwhelmed by a wave of emotions from sadness to anger. However, you would prefer an amicable separation from your partner. What next? 5 tips help...

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6 Money Issues that can kill your marriage

6 Money Issues that can kill your marriage

6 Money Issues that can kill your marriageMoney is one of the leading causes of divorce. Couples who have money issues are more likely to get divorced than those who don't have money issues. These 6 money issues that can kill your marriage are listed below.Here are...

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Life Insurance as Security for Child Support

Life Insurance as Security for Child Support

Life Insurance as Security for Child Support A life insurance policy can be an important part of a divorce or separation agreement. When parents divorce or separate, life insurance as security for child support can provide financial security for their children. The...

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How long does a divorce in Ontario take?

How long does a divorce in Ontario take?

How long does a divorce in Ontario take? The answer is, it depends on the couple and whether the divorce is contested or uncontested.    What is a Contested Divorce?     A contested divorce occurs when partners disagree on some, or all, of the divorce issues...

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What is Divorce Mediation?

What is Divorce Mediation?

What is Divorce Mediation? When you've made the decision to separate, you're often told to 'get a lawyer'.  But before you decide to lawyer up, and enter into a potentially nasty legal battle, please know that there are other alternatives. If you don’t know just how...

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Spousal Support in Ontario

Spousal Support in Ontario

What is Spousal Support? Spousal support (sometimes referred to as alimony) is money paid from one spouse to the other after they separate or divorce. In Ontario, the law views spousal relationships as an economic partnership. When couples separate or divorce, if one...

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Legal Disclaimer

The information contained on this website is not meant to replace legal advice. We strongly recommend each partner seek the legal advice of an attorney in Ontario before signing a mediation agreement.