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Mediation

Mediation is a method that is commonly used to resolve disputes that arise between parties in family law cases. Mediation provides an alternative to the traditional court route, and professional mediators are trained to help families and couples to settle their...

Separation Agreements

If you are transitioning out of your current family relationship, you will want to determine how you and your spouse will deal with your financial and family affairs now and in the future. The law provides guidance on these issues and you and your spouse, with or...

Cohabitation or Pre-Marital Agreements

If you’re starting your life with a new partner, you may want to carefully plan how you will sort out your affairs so you, your new partner, your respective children, and other family members are taken care of both now and in the future. A cohabitation agreement helps...

Negotiation

With the complicated nature of family law issues such as separation, surrogacy, elder care or settlement agreements, it can often help to have a lawyer representing you and your legal interests. This is called “negotiation”, and it’s when your lawyer communicates with...

Spousal Support

When a common law relationship or marriage has ended, either party may apply for spousal support. This is money paid by one spouse to the other and is sometimes referred to as spousal maintenance or alimony. The purpose of spousal support is to ensure that the...