This article introduces the concept of independent legal advice and how it applies to various Family Law legal agreements in Canada.
Spousal support (sometimes referred to as alimony) is intended to compensate the recipient. This article explains why that is, how support is calculated and when it is payable.
Getting divorced with minor children? Find out what child support must be paid in your situation.
Who should pay for school or sports? Find out how to divide the cost of school expenses and other educational and extracurricular costs.
In a divorce, matrimonial property is normally split equally - with some exceptions. Find out when property can be excluded from this division of assets.
Children can choose which parent to live with, but the Court will weigh that decision based on the child's age and maturity.
Planning a post-divorce move? This article addresses the practical and legal issues involved in relocating with children after a divorce.
Is mediation right for you? Find out in our introduction to the family law mediation process.
Is it about experience? Style? Learn how to identify the best divorce lawyer for you.
A successful arbitration result requires careful preparation. Here's how you can get ready for your arbitration hearing.
Child support is a fact of life for many divorced parents. Learn about the legal principles governing child support in Canada.
Here's the scoop on arbitration - what it is, how it works, and why you could be better off choosing arbitration rather than courtroom litigation for your divorce.
Mediation is different than courtroom litigation in more ways than one - so here's a quick overview of who should be there and what they should do.
Many couples never enter a pre-nuptial agreement because they don't know how to raise the issue without killing the mood. Here's some helpful tips to start the conversation.
Learn how to limit the negative effects of a divorce on your children in this practical introduction to the legal principles applicable to parenting after separation.
This article introduces the legal principles governing the division of matrimonial property and common law property in Canada.
Why get a pre-nup? Find out how a pre-nuptial agreement can help protect both your relationship and your financial situation.