Blog - Family Lawyer

What is a Prenuptial Agreement?

Family Lawyer | September 23, 2022 | Written by Crystal Arbour

A prenuptial agreement, also known as a premarital agreement or prenup, is a binding contract that outlines how a couple will handle the financial aspects of their marriage. A prenuptial...

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When to Hire a Family Lawyer

Family Lawyer | July 26, 2022 | Written by Crystal Arbour

Family law is a massive field that focuses on resolving family issues ranging from divorce and separation to child custody and adoption. While litigation is required for some cases, negotiation...

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Divorce Lawyers vs. Divorce Mediators

Divorce Lawyer, Family Lawyer | February 24, 2022 | Written by Crystal Arbour

Divorce is a stressful time for any individual, especially when they are unsure of how to proceed in the legal system when legally ending their relationship with a partner. With...

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COVID Vaccinations

COVID-19, Divorce Lawyer, Family Lawyer | February 4, 2022 | Written by Crystal Arbour

Ontario – A.C. v. L.L. This is an Ontario Supreme Court decision from September of 2021. The father wished the children to attend in-person school, but would not allow it...

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Are You Entitled to Spousal Support?

Family Lawyer | November 23, 2021 | Written by Crystal Arbour

When a couple files for divorce and separates, one spouse may be eligible to receive financial support—defined as spousal support—from the other. It should be noted that spousal support is...

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Effective Communication After Separation

Family Lawyer | October 20, 2021 | Written by Crystal Arbour

If you are meeting with a lawyer to discuss your separation, chances are you have experienced communication breakdowns with your former partner. It can be difficult to communicate while working...

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The Moral and Legal Obligation of Financial Disclosure in Family Law

Family Lawyer | July 7, 2021 | Written by Crystal Arbour

A Beneficial Starting Point Financial disclosure is one of the very first things a good family lawyer will discuss with their client if money is in any way at issue....

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Joint Tenancy? Tenancy-in-Common? What’s the difference?

What is Joint Tenancy? Joint Tenancy is a form of ownership where two or more people own the entire property together. There is no fractional ownership in a joint tenancy....

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A Parenting Plan: What is it and why do I need it?

Divorce Lawyer, Family Lawyer | February 17, 2021

When parents with children living at home separate, they must develop a parenting plan. A good parenting plan helps parents transition to a co-parenting relationship with each other and assists...

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Mid Life and Late Life Remarriage: 3 Reasons why you should have a Marriage Agreement

Family Lawyer | December 2, 2020

When two people find love after a divorce or a death of a spouse, their excitement about the new relationship is not always shared by their family members. Mid or...

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