What to Expect in Divorce Mediation and 3 Things That Will Surprise You

Despite what you’re dreading, not every divorce needs to end in an acrimonious court battle. Whether you’re looking for a painless separation or a reasonable compromise on your assets, divorce mediation can be an effective way to resolve the thorny … Read More »

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This is My First Marriage. Should I Sign a Prenup?

You’ve never felt this way about anyone before—and you actually managed to lock them down. This is your first marriage and you know they’re the only one for you. But before the wedding bells can chime and you can start … Read More »

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How Divorce Affects a Woman: What They Don’t Show in Movies

We’ve all seen those movies with women bouncing back from a divorce. After a few bad days or weeks, the characters get their lives on track, and end up even better than before. Fun movies, to be sure, but those … Read More »

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Can Tax Be Deducted From Spousal Support in Ontario?

Divorce can be messy, especially when it comes to negotiations for spousal support. Oftentimes, after a settlement is made it’s advisable for both parties to make the best of their situation and take stock of what happens next. The practical … Read More »

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Understanding Canada’s Common Law Rules and Human Rights

Understanding Canada’s Common Law Rules and Human Rights If you’re a believer of love without marriage, you may eventually tread the nebulous legal landscape of common law unions. The following guide will help you understand your rights and obligations under … Read More »

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Understanding the Difference Between Contested vs Uncontested Divorce in Ontario

When you’re going through what can be a gut-wrenching, agonizing process, you probably don’t care to differentiate between a contested vs. an uncontested divorce. However, there’s an important difference between the two. Read on to learn how a contested divorce … Read More »

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Why Ontario Child Custody Laws Aren’t What You See on TV

Woody Allen once said, “Life doesn’t imitate art, it imitates bad television.” While Allen might have insights on other aspects of life, in this case, he’s wrong. Much of what we know about divorce and child custody issues comes from … Read More »

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3 Expensive Problems You Face Representing Yourself During Divorce

One of the biggest trends among those who are undergoing divorce revolves around a significant increase of husbands and wives choosing to represent themselves in court. Reviews performed by the Nova Scotia Department of Justice show that 85 percent of … Read More »

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Should Children Of Divorce Get Two Health Cards?

Unfortunately, the people who tend to suffer the most through a divorce tend to be the children. For the most part, parents do take steps to prevent their kids from becoming involved with the proceedings, but incidents do occur where … Read More »

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How Does Divorce Impact Your Child’s Education Savings?

Everyone says divorce is hardest on the kids. They didn’t choose to be in this situation, and their sense of stability has been completely upended. Divorce doesn’t only affect children in the present, though – it has an impact on … Read More »

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