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Family Violence

“Family Violence” Damages and Divorce

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in Divorce on Saturday, April 16, 2022.

An Ontario court recently issued a landmark ruling in a civil case examining the financial cost of physical and psychological abuse in marriage. In fact, the judge’s decision introduced an entirely new type of “tort” to local case law. And…

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Settlement

How Has COVID Affected the Divorce Process in Canada?

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in Divorce on Wednesday, March 16, 2022.

Deciding to file for divorce can be one of the most taxing and emotional decisions in your life. After making the difficult decision to file for divorce, there is often a challenging process ahead to dissolve the marriage. When you…

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Divorce Laws In Canada

How Long Does it Take for a Divorce in Ontario?

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in Divorce on Friday, December 10, 2021.

Filing for a divorce is not something that spouses do on a whim. It’s a difficult decision, one that in turn creates many more decisions — decisions concerning the division of assets, the determination of spousal support, and the making…

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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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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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Key Changes To Federal Divorce Law Take Effect In 2021

Key Changes to Federal Divorce Law Take Effect in 2021

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in Divorce on Thursday, December 31, 2020.

Unless you practice law in Ontario or work in a legislative capacity, you may not be aware of sweeping changes to Canada’s federal Divorce Act that take effect in March 2021. The amendments affect numerous family law statutes, and the…

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Even When You Can Settle On The Key Issues In Divorce, You Should Not Assume That You Can Adequately Represent Yourself.

Options for Resolving Divorce and Family Law Issues in Ontario

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in Divorce on Monday, November 23, 2020.

Taking legal action to end your marriage is never easy, but some representations of divorce in TV, film, and the news do not provide an accurate picture of how the process can work when there are no cameras around. In…

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Should You Have A Family Law Lawyer

Should you have a family law lawyer?

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in Divorce, separation on Thursday, October 8, 2020.

Everyone going through a separation from their spouse should obtain the advice of a family law lawyer as to their rights and obligations. Family law is one of the more complicated areas of law. There are rules and there are…

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Patience is a key component to navigating the steps in your family law matter

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in Divorce, separation on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.

Family Law clients sometimes remark that while a lot of work has gone into their file, they have seen little in the way of results. To address this issue, it is helpful for the client to have an understanding that,…

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