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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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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A Comprehensive Guide to Separation Agreements in Ontario: Protecting Your Future

The dissolution of a marriage or common-law partnership is undoubtedly one of life’s most challenging experiences. Emotions run high, and the complexities of family law can be overwhelming. In the province of Ontario, the creation of a separation agreement holds significant importance, serving as a guide through your separation and divorce In this comprehensive guide, […]

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understanding Separation Agreements in toronto ontario

What is a Separation Agreement and the Benefits of a Separation Agreement?

A Separation Agreement is a private contract made between separating spouses, or common law partners, in an effort to resolve property, support, or parenting issues. Due to the fact that these issues can be quite complicated, they can have a major and long-term impact on your rights and obligations.  Therefore, consulting with a lawyer to […]

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understanding what the Date of marriagemeans

Date of Marriage

For many clients entering our offices, the date of marriage may seem like a distant memory, or perhaps a day they would prefer not to remember at all. But no matter how much you may want to forget it, your marriage date remains significant in the eyes of the law. Why is the Date of […]

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Uncontested Divorce in toronto ontario

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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Separation Agreements documents in toronto ontario

Separation Agreements

A Separation Agreement is a private contract made between separating spouses, or common law partners, in an effort to resolve property, support, or parenting issues. Due to the fact that these issues can be quite complicated, they can have a major and long-term impact on your rights and obligations.  Therefore, consulting with a lawyer to […]

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What does it mean to “cohabit” in canada

What does it mean to “cohabit”

First, for couples who are NOT married, Ontario’s Family Law Act sets out various rights and obligations that apply to couples who have been “cohabiting” for three years or more, or who have been cohabiting for less time but have a child together.  Even when a court deals with spousal support for married couples, it […]

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Mandatory Information Program for family law in ontario

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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