Facebook activity could affect property division in divorce

Blog Monthly Archives: February 2017

Facebook activity could affect property division in divorce

The process of discovery — gathering information from the other party for use at trial — in divorce cases has been made much easier by social media. Sites such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace provide easily accessible information that lawyers in Ontario and elsewhere might not have found previously by using traditional means of discovery. […]
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Discussing finances before the wedding may avoid divorce later

Once an Ontario couple is engaged, the focus will likely be on planning a dream wedding. However, considering the fact that financial disputes lead to divorce in many marriages, attending to the unromantic stuff before the wedding might not be a bad idea. Understanding the financial background and money philosophy of each other may be […]
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Family Law: Contention could be resolved in mediation

Many divorcing couples in Ontario and other provinces choose to avoid litigation by exploring options for alternative dispute resolution. With the guidance of a family law mediator, couples may resolve contentious issues through communication and — when necessary — compromise. The mediator provides a platform for peaceful negotiation and does not provide legal advice, though […]
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Family law: Premarital matters to address before the ceremony

Ontario couples who are having fun planning their weddings may hate the prospect of attending to matters that are much less romantic. However, to avoid bureaucratic problems later, it may be wise to address some legal issues and get them out of the way. Those who have unanswered questions may want to consult with an […]
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