Legal Guardianship Class: What You Should Know

Legal Guardianship Class: What You Should Know

If you are looking to become a legal guardian of children, this course is for you.  Learn about provisions in the Family Law Act about: guardianship parenting contact orders We’ll examine: relevant case law application processes circumstances involving kinship...
Travelling Tips: Divorce and Separation

Travelling Tips: Divorce and Separation

I am “commercially influenced” by the sign of Halloween candy and think of the next big holiday season: Christmas!!  While I have a personal opinion on how early Christmas wares are marketed, it cannot be the topic of discussion on a Family Lawyer’s website. So, I...
Domestic Violence Safety Planning: A Lawyer’s Perspective

Domestic Violence Safety Planning: A Lawyer’s Perspective

Dear Domestic Violence Advocate, Thank-you for the work you do and the daily compassion you show domestic violence victims.  I write hoping to demystify a Family Lawyer’s role in the divorce and separation of domestic violence victims as well as offer my wishes about...
How to Separate and Save Money

How to Separate and Save Money

Separating is difficult.  Often times, incomes need to stretch by covering two households and continuing to pay down joint debt obligations every month. Here are a few tips on how to separate and save money: The Act of Separating In Canada, you do not need any legal...
Top 5 Factors of Smart Cohabitation

Top 5 Factors of Smart Cohabitation

I was inspired to write about “Smart Cohabitation” for my website and as a general interest piece.  Did you know that Statistics Canada stopped gathering census data on how many people were divorced or common-law in about 2006 or as the lawyer in me would say “adult...