Uncontested Divorce-

Uncontested Divorce

A divorce is recognized when there has been a breakdown of marriage which occurs when the parties have been separated for at least one year or where the party filing the application proves that their spouse has committed cruelty or adultery. However, if none of these things have occurred but both you and your spouse […]

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Mandatory Information Program

Mandatory Information Program

Mandatory Information Programs (also known as MIP) are available at family court locations across Ontario. I present the MIP for Newmarket Court House along with other family lawyers and our role is to provide attendees with information about separation/divorce and the legal process, including: The effects of separation and divorce on adults and children; Alternatives […]

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dispute resolution officers

Dispute Resolution Officers

Dispute Resolution Officers (“DRO’s”) are experienced family law lawyers in all areas of family law who has been carefully selected by the court to meet the parties and assist them in settling their matter. The DRO will not only speak with parties and their counsel, but also suggesting different mechanisms for resolution which will satisfy […]

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procedure on chalk board

What is a Case Conference?

In short, a case conference is an off-the-record, private meeting between parties of a case, their lawyers and a master or judge in a courtroom. For some cases at the Superior Court, and all cases at the Ontario Court of Justice, a first court date or first appearance is a required first step. If you […]

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