Rules for Common Law Separation in Ontario

Rules for Common Law Separation in Ontario

Navigating a separation, especially in a common-law relationship, can present unique challenges and uncertainties. Whether you’ve recently parted ways or are contemplating the next steps, understanding your rights is crucial, even if you were never married.  In Ontario, common-law partnerships hold distinct legal standings from marriages, particularly concerning property division and custody matters. This article […]

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Navigating Holiday Visitation in Family Law: A Guide for Parents

The holiday season is often a time of joy and celebration, a period when families come together to create cherished memories and bask in the warmth of tradition.  However, as a parent with shared parenting, you may feel more stressed and anxious, especially when dealing with access arrangements, as the holiday season adds extra complexity […]

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Navigating Substance Abuse and Child Custody in Ontario

Going through a child custody dispute is stressful, and it becomes even more complex when substance abuse is involved. At Horra Family Law, we understand the emotional toll this situation can take, and we’re here to help parents in Ontario navigate these challenges. Substance Abuse and Custody Decisions In Ontario, the primary concern in any […]

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Putting Children First: Crafting Effective Parenting Plans

A parenting plan, also known as a custody agreement, or parenting agreement, can help support a strong foundation for co-parenting. Creating a plan ensures both parties have discussed and agreed to a structure that emphasizes what is best for the child(ren).  What is a Parenting Plan A parenting agreement in Ontario, is a formalized arrangement […]

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Collaborative Law vs. Traditional Litigation: Making Informed Choices

Divorce can be a challenging time, filled with emotional and financial challenges. At Horra Family Law, we understand the importance of providing clients with effective alternatives to traditional litigation. This blog post will explore collaborative law as a viable and beneficial approach to divorce resolution, comparing it with traditional litigation. By focusing on collaborative law, […]

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Streamlining Co-Parenting with Practical Tools and Legal Insight in Ontario

Streamlining Co-Parenting with Practical Tools and Legal Insight in Ontario

Managing the intricate details of custody and access arrangements in Ontario can be challenging, especially when navigating the complexities of family law. However, armed with the right tools and understanding, you can make informed decisions that prioritize your family’s well-being.  In this article, our focus is on the practical aspect of making life more manageable […]

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How Can I Modify an Existing Custody or Access Order in Ontario?

Family dynamics and circumstances can change over time, making it necessary to modify existing custody or access orders. In Ontario, families facing these situations can turn to Horra Family Law in Markham for expert guidance. In this article, we will explore the legal aspects of modifying custody and access orders in Ontario and provide valuable […]

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Modifying an Existing Custody or Access Order in Ontario

In family law, circumstances can change over time, leading to the need for modifications to existing custody or access orders. These modifications are essential to ensure that the best interests of the child are met while reflecting the evolving dynamics of the family. If you find yourself in a situation where you need to modify […]

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How is Custody Determined in Ontario?

Custody also known as decision-making in Ontario is a crucial aspect of family law proceedings, as it directly impacts a child’s well-being and future. When parents separate or divorce, the court’s primary concern is the best interests of the child. Ontario’s family law system takes into account various factors to make fair and appropriate custody […]

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