Initial Legal Consultations

Meeting with a family lawyer for the first time can be daunting, especially if it is your first time having to speak about and deal with legal issues. The consultation meeting with a family lawyer is your opportunity to ask questions and learn about your rights and obligations. In order to make this initial meeting…

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What is a Separation Date?

How does the court determine the date of separation between spouses? Under the Divorce Act, spouses are deemed to have lived separate and apart during any period that they lived apart and either of them had the intention to separate. This requires a physical separation coupled with a recognition by one of…

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