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Power of Attorney

Why A Power of Attorney Is Important

Why A Power of Attorney Is Important You never think it will happen to you, but life is full of unexpected twists and turns that can change your future forever. We may not have a crystal ball to see what is coming, but we have access to many legal tools to help us plan and…
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Why You Need a Family Lawyer

Why You Need a Family Lawyer

Why You Need a Family Lawyer Ontario Family Law is a complex area that deals with problems and crises in our most important and intimate relationships, including marriage, separation, divorce, and parental rights. What if you find yourself needing help with handling any of these problematic situations? In that case, it is always best to…
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Cohabitation Agreement

Is it Wise to Have a Cohabitation Agreement?

Is it Wise to Have a Cohabitation Agreement? Moving in together is often a very exciting time in a couple’s relationship, as it forges the bond and takes you from ‘just dating’ to the next level of living together as partners. Though we understand the power of romance that often pushes people to make impulsive…
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Why Hiring A Real Estate Lawyer Is Important

Why Hiring A Real Estate Lawyer Is Important

Whether it is a new condominium, an older home, a farm, or a commercial property, buying or selling real estate is a significant financial investment. Real estate transactions can be complicated and require much due diligence. This is why it is essential to have a Real Estate Lawyer on your side who is trained and…
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Divorce In Ontario

Divorce In Ontario

Understanding Divorce In Ontario In Ontario getting divorced is typically a process that takes more than one year, for a number of reasons. Under Canada’s Divorce Act, in order to obtain a divorce Order, you and your spouse must meet three basic criteria: You must be legally married – whether in Canada or in another…
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Separation Agreement

What is a Separation Agreement?

If you are considering terminating your relationship with your spouse and possibly divorcing, it is important to understand what constitutes being separated, the difference between separation and divorce, and how a Separation Agreement can help you successfully negotiate the next step in your life. Understanding Separation When a couple – whether legally married or common-law,…
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Spousal support

What is Spousal Support & How Long Does It Last?

Spousal support is a payment from one spouse to the other when the parties separate. You may be entitled to it if you and your spouse are separating or getting legally divorced. It is a particularly fluid and technical area of family law. It can be payable by either spouse in a legal marriage or…
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Annulment and Divorce

The Difference Between Annulment and Divorce

The Difference Between Annulment and Divorce. When a Marriage Dissolves, Does it Really Matter How? It is a difficult topic at any time of the year, but perhaps never more so than during the holiday season. If you have been thinking about the dissolution of your marriage and have some questions about the process, that…
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The Importance of Having a Will 

The Importance of Having a Will 

The Importance of Having a Will  Perhaps you are thinking, “what is the big deal”?  Perhaps you believe, “I am still young; I will not need a Will for many years,” or “I am in good health; why would I need a Will?” Many people also believe that they may not have possessions worth passing…
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What Happens When You NEED A Lawyer But Can’t AFFORD One?

What Happens When You NEED A Lawyer But Can’t AFFORD One?

What Happens When You NEED A Lawyer But Can’t AFFORD One? It might not be like on TV, but in Canada, here’s what you can expect. It might be fair to say that many of us do not plan to have a “brush with the law.” As a result, likely have not set aside a…
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