Going through a divorce, separation, annulment, adoption or child custody battle, is emotionally , physically, and mentally challenging, and trying to do it without legal assistance makes it harder. Family law attorneys specialize in cases that involve family members, negotiating settlements and offering advice based on the needs of your situation.
When dealing with delicate situations like family matters, people generally do not want to get lawyers involved. They believe lawyers make things like separations, child custody, and property divisions messier than they need to be. However, when it comes to family matters, lawyers are the best people to approach. Even if the individuals in question are completely cordial about the whole circumstance, things need to be handled legally to make sure all the T’s are crossed and the I’s dotted.
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If you are facing a complicated family law issue such as divorce, separation, custody dispute, support claims, property division, the end of a common law relationship or other family law-related challenges, understanding the intricacies of litigation can be tough.
Getting a divorce is never easy! Being forced to make decisions during an emotionally trying time force you to seek assistance from people you know and love. However, the advice that’s forthcoming isn’t always right.
The law views spousal relationships as financial partnerships. When the partnership breaks down, the person with more income or assets may have to pay support to the other. At the same time, the law expects adults to look after their own needs to the best of their abilities. To decide on how much spousal support and the length of time that it should be paid, the law says that judges must consider a number of factors, including how much the person asking for support needs to meet his or her needs, and how much the other person can afford to pay.……
Part 5 in the series…So, It didn’t settle and you’re headed to Family Court
In our last segment, we outlined the purposes of a settlement conference. Now let’s look at the purposes of a trial management conference.
Part 4 in the series…So, It didn’t settle and you’re headed to Family Court
In our last segment, we outlined the purposes of a case conference. Now let’s look at the purposes of a settlement conference. Each conference has a distinct purpose. These are outlined in the Family Law Rules which govern how a court file proceeds in Ontario.
Part Three in the Series of 5
Last week we outlined the stages of a family court proceeding. Now let’s look at the purposes of each of the conferences.
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