Process for Divorce

May 19, 2010 by  
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When it comes to the process of divorce, time and cost sometimes go hand in hand. In such cases giving a sort of ballpark figure to someone who is coming in for a straight divorce is easy, but when it involves issues like child custody, financial issues, or property division, determining timelines and costs itself […]

How To Help Yourself With Separation And Divorce Issues

March 31, 2009 by  
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I always encourage my clients to get as much information about the process as possible. For instance, our website has information about cases and the court process. And even though that can be overwhelming, it is a good start for a lot of people to help them know what questions to ask before they meet […]

The Division Of Property

March 30, 2009 by  
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I encourage people to go through the exercise of equalizing their property so that they clearly understand what funds are at stake. To begin, both parties prepare financial statements where they list the value of their assets and their debts at a valuation date. The valuation date is the date by which there was no […]

Family Lawyers Help With Spousal Support Issues

March 28, 2009 by  
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Whether you are married or in a common-law relationship, you are still considered a spouse and need to know your rights and obligations. The division of property also needs to be looked at carefully because the assumed 50:50 split (i.e. each party gets 50% of the accounts and RRSP’s) is not how it really works […]

Referrals To Financial Experts And Counselors

March 27, 2009 by  
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As you practice, you develop a growing list of counselors and experts that you can refer your clients to, depending upon their needs. There are private assessors who can help get a child’s needs and wishes before the court. We can refer real estate lawyers who can help with house sales. Parties who wish to […]

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