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March 5, 2020
Who gets the house in a divorce?

Who Gets the House in a Divorce?

When parties divorce, the splitting of assets is often a major issue. Often times, the largest asset the parties own is the matrimonial […]
February 19, 2020
Cancelled Child Support

Can Child Support Be Cancelled?

Whether child support can or should be cancelled is a complex topic that, like many other areas of law, depends on the circumstances. […]
February 5, 2020
Family Law Property Settlement Time Limits

Family Law Property Settlement Time Limits

The lawyer-client relationship and limitation periods in family law. In 2014, a Newfoundland woman, Cheryl Hefferman, commenced a court action against her former […]
January 23, 2020
How long do you have to pay child support payments?

How Long Do You Have to Pay Child Support?

One of the most common questions regarding child support payments is, how long does a parent have to pay child support? The answer […]
December 31, 2019
Women Pay Child Support

Do Women Pay Child Support?

Do Women Pay Child Support? The idea that women do not have to pay child support is a myth. While historically a father […]
December 26, 2019

Divorcing a Narcissist

  When getting a divorce, parties should seek to negotiate and reach a settlement. This can be extremely difficult when a party exhibits […]
December 23, 2019

Collaborative divorce: An Alternative To Litigation

Collaborative divorce (colloquially referred to as collaborative law) has steadily increased in popularity across North America since its inception in the early 1990s […]
October 10, 2019

Myths Surrounding A Father’s “Rights” to Custody

There is an unfounded belief that fathers do not have equal rights to custody. Do courts actually favor mothers over fathers for custody? […]
August 27, 2019

Do I Need a Lawyer to get Divorced?

In Ontario, a lawyer is not required to file for divorce. However, obtaining legal advice prior to filing for a divorce may prove […]