There are very concrete rules in place when it comes to property division when a married couple divorces. But how does property division work for common-law couples who choose to separate? In Canada a couple is considered to be common-law when they are in a conjugal relationship have lived together for at least one year. […]
Jim Jeffcott, partner at Low Murchison Radnoff LLP is a big proponent of collaborative practice. He chats with our Clean Break hosts about how it can help make the divorce process a little bit easier.
Many people believe that when you get a divorce all property is divided down the middle. This is not the case. In Ontario lawyers use something called equalization to ensure that each party gets what they are entitled to. Equalization is a fancy legal term that is essentially the payment from one spouse to another […]
There are many reasons why people get divorced in Canada. While it varies from case to case here are a few of the top reasons in the country that people get divorced. Money Money tends to be the TOP stressor in most relationships. According to a poll done by the Bank of Montreal 68 per […]
Divorce can be costly but spending doesn’t have to get out of control. Here are a few tips for how to keep costs low during the divorce process.
Talking to your kids about divorce can be one of the most difficult conversation you will have. Here are a few tips that will help make the conversation go as smoothly as possible.
It is not uncommon for couples to stay together for the sake of the children. While this works for some, for many it can cause even more issues in the development of the children. Here are 4 reasons why you shouldn’t stay together just for the kids.
The holidays can be difficult. If you are in the middle of a divorce it can be even more challenging. Here are a few tips for surviving the season while going through the divorce process.
Co-parenting through the holidays can be challenging. Here are a few tips from lawyer Kathleen Wright about how to move through the holiday season with your children as smoothly as possible.
Getting a divorce is one of the most difficult things you will go through in your life. You need a team of professionals to help. Here are the top three professionals who are essential to have on your divorce team.