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Father's Rights

What Are My Rights as a Father in Canada?

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in Child Custody on Thursday, October 14, 2021.

As a father who is going through a separation or divorce, you likely have questions about what rights you have under Canadian law. People believe in many myths about what rights a father has in the child custody process or…

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Back-to-school Tips

Back-to-School Tips for Oshawa Divorced and Separated Parents

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in Divorce, separation on Monday, September 13, 2021.

Children often experience mixed feelings about going back to school, ranging from excitement at seeing their classmates, to apprehension about any newness they may encounter in the new school year. Divorce and separation can compound these mixed emotions, particularly if…

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Best Interests Of The Child

In an Ontario Custody Battle, How Does the Court Determine the Best Interests of the Child?

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in Child Custody on Friday, August 6, 2021.

Sometimes parents can't agree on what's best for their child and how custody should work. When that happens, a court may need to step in and make the call. But what does a judge take into account when they’re considering…

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Separation Agreement

When Should I Consider Getting a Separation Agreement?

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in separation on Thursday, July 8, 2021.

If you and your spouse have decided to separate, whether you are just taking time apart to work through difficulties in your relationship or you have decided to permanently end your marital relationship or seek a divorce, you may have…

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Cohabitation Agreement In Oshawa

When Should Couples Consider a Cohabitation Agreement?

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in separation on Wednesday, June 16, 2021.

When a couple in a relationship lives together for a long time, their relationship can look a lot like a marriage. They may start to intertwine their personal and financial lives, including by buying or renting property together, opening joint…

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Child Custody In Ontario

At What Age Can a Child Decide Which Parent to Live With in Ontario?

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in Child Custody on Monday, May 24, 2021.

If you are going through a divorce or separation, you might be wondering whether your child can have a say in which parent they will live with or what the parenting time schedule may be. At what age should a…

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Parenting Plan Attorney In Oshawa

What Information Should I Include in My Parenting Plan?

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in Child Custody on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.

Separation or divorce can lead to significant change and uncertainty within the family, especially for children. But a parenting plan can help to ease much of the stress and strain during this time of transition and beyond. A well-crafted plan…

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When Can A Father Get Sole Child Custody In Ontario?

When Can a Father Get Sole Child Custody in Ontario?

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in Child Custody on Wednesday, March 24, 2021.

If you are a separated father, you are certainly not alone. Statistics Canada estimates that approximately one third of all Canadian marriages eventually end in divorce. For fathers with young children, going through a divorce or separation can be especially…

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Concealing Assets And Other Misconduct In Ontario Divorce Cases

Concealing Assets and Other Misconduct in Ontario Divorce Cases

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in Divorce on Friday, February 12, 2021.

When you think of misconduct in Canadian divorce, your mind probably turns to the acts that originally led to a breakdown of the marital relationship. Adultery, violence, criminal activity, and other wrongs are certainly good reasons to seek dissolution of…

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Top 5 Myths That Can Derail The Ontario Divorce Process

Top 5 Myths That Can Derail the Ontario Divorce Process

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in Divorce on Wednesday, January 13, 2021.

When going through the Canadian divorce process, you encounter a range of financial, legal, and emotional challenges. You might have concerns about how property will be divided and whether you will be receiving or paying alimony, along with uncertainty regarding…

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