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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mobility clause in ontario for divorce family law

Importance of Mobility Clause in An Agreement

A separation agreement is a legally binding agreement between two spouses which addresses the issues of property, support, access and custody.  One vital clause that is occasionally overlooked in a separation agreement is the issue of mobility. It is very important that the issue of mobility is addressed in a separation agreement. Mobility involves the […]

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Property Division in ontario

Property Division

The division of assets and property can be complicated and confusing. Furthermore, married spouses have different property rights under the law than common-law spouses. Married couples are entitled to a legislated property division regime, known as “Equalization”, which is set out in the Family Law Act. The equalization process begins with each spouse calculating their respective “net family property” […]

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relocation after separation in ontario family law

Relocation during and after separation

One of the most significant issues families can face after separation/divorce is relocation. This issue is complex and difficult to resolve and often requires adjustments to parenting time. Although you may be under the impression that once your separation becomes final, you will be able to move where you wish, this is not the case.  […]

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Your Matrimonial Home: After a Separation, Can You Change the Locks?

Your Matrimonial Home: After a Separation, Can You Change the Locks?

You were married. Now you’re separated (but not yet divorced). You own a Matrimonial Home jointly with your former spouse.  Can you change the locks on your shared home? In Ontario, generally, the legal answer to this is no. Let’s break down why.  What Happens During A Separation? Ontario requires couples to separate for a […]

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