Family Law: What to consider when getting engaged

Blog Monthly Archives: December 2016

Family Law: What to consider when getting engaged

Thousands of couples in Ontario and elsewhere choose to start their engagements in the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. However, at this time of being hopelessly in love, not many think about the seriousness of such a commitment and the important financial matters to consider. Consulting with an experienced family law lawyer even […]
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The need for prenuptial agreements in stepfamilies

Entering into a second marriage when one or both parties have children from a previous relationship or marriage can be challenging. Children typically take months or even years to accept stepparents. Some Ontario parents choose to address all other family law issues in a prenuptial agreement to allow them to pay full attention to building […]
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Divorce: Disagreements about money are often insurmountable

Money is frequently cited as the cause of many couples in Ontario deciding to go their separate ways. Financial advisors say that clear communication about finances can prevent divorce, regardless of whether a couple chooses to invest, save or spend their money. Every person has different ideas about the handling of personal funds, and when […]
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Why are grandparents not considered for child custody in Ontario?

The bonds that exist between many grandparents in Ontario and their grandchildren are special. However, under current legislation, the court can sever those ties in the event of the parents divorcing. The same can also happen if both parents die or relinquish their parental rights. A proposed bill to prevent this and have courts consider […]
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Child custody and parenting plans present many challenges

Going through a divorce and having to make various important decisions naturally creates a stressful time. Along with difficult choices related to property division, parents in Ontario will have to deal with matters involving child custody and drawing up parenting plans. This may be a daunting task because so many issues must be considered and […]
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A divorce can cause financial and emotional turmoil

It is sad but true that a significant percentage of marriages in Ontario and other provinces do not last a lifetime. This is typically a transition that is a considerable challenge, even if the divorce is uncontested. While many divorcing couples remain able to communicate and negotiate contested issues, thorny financial and emotional issues will […]
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