If you have been hit by your spouse you can ask the court to order that your spouse pay you damages out of the equalization of matrimonial property or that it be paid on a monthly basis and enforced by FRO.
Interview with Sue Cook, Owner of Family Therapy and Life Coaching Group
We all know about lawyers being involved in the divorce process, but what about other professionals? Family professionals are often used in the collaborative practice process and may assist parties through their separation, both inside and outside of Court. Livia Jozsa, lawyer with Galbraith Family Law in Barrie sits down with Sue Cook to ask her about her work as a family professional/family therapist and how she can help both lawyers and clients through the separation process.
Are Limited Scope Retainers Right for Everyone?
You may feel that you have a strong case. Feeling that you have a good case is different than proving that you have a good one. Remember you need to be realistic. I can provide you with a professional outlook on your case. When you hire me under a limited scope retainer, I can do certain parts of your case while you handle other responsibilities. Whether you’re going through a divorce or separation, I can make the process as quick and painless as possible.
Written by Alexander Beadie.
Many people come to our offices to learn the steps involved in separation. Practically speaking, there are necessary steps to take if you wish to document the terms of your separation from your spouse as part of a divorce.
In order to record the terms and conditions governing your separation with…
Planning a trip across the Canadian border with the kids this summer without the other parent? You need a notarized travel consent!
If you are separated, trips without the other parent are the new normal. There is nothing worse than being stopped at the border with your kids in tow because you don’t have the…
Most separations and divorces are stressful and painful. You can choose to make it better or worse by the process you choose to use. The following are your choices.
Collaborative Practice is a future-focused, efficient, cost-effective, creative, problem-solving process. It is not about fighting or finding blame. With the help
Most clients have three goals: They want:
1. A peaceful and fair resolution;
2. A resolution achieved as soon as possible; and,
3. To keep their financial and emotional costs to a minimum.
Are these your goals too?
When I went through my own divorce, I shared these goals. I too wanted to achieve a …
Yes, there are apps to help make divorce go more smoothly. Edward Weinstein’s most recent blog introduces some new ones that can help make divorce less stressful and more functional. In addition, I encourage you to use Skype or Google Hangout. These are great ways of doing video conferencing with your children when you can’t…
Julia, a paralegal with a firm in Philadelphia, was tired of looking for (but not finding) Mr. Right. That is, until she realized she was continually choosing Mr. Wrong. By finally seeing the red flags and figuring out exactly what she needed/wanted, she had a better chance of finding a man who was ready and…