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Fine & Associates Professional Corporation is a well respected Toronto Family Law Firm that prides itself on providing quality personal service to our clients at reasonable rates. Our practice is only family law and divorce. Since our Toronto family lawyers have experience in these areas, we appreciate the pressures and concerns of our clients.
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Common Law Ontario 2021 Resource & Guide Fine & …
(2 days ago) by Fine & Associates. Common Law Spouses May 24, 2018. Common-law in Ontario means the couple must have been living together in a “conjugal relationship” for at least three years. That duration changes to one year if the couple are the parents of a child. There are some misconceptions about common law marriage in Ontario.
The Family Law Process In Ontario
(1 days ago) The Family Law Process In Ontario. The following is a general overview of the steps in a court process. Prepare the Application for Divorce Lawyer, Financial Statement and (if applicable) Affidavit in Support of Custody – The Application sets out the claims of the initiating party and the materials facts relied in support of the claims.
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(3 days ago) Fine & Associates Professional Corporation is a well respected Toronto Law Firm that prides itself on providing quality personal service to our clients at reasonable rates. Our practice is only family law and divorce. Because our Toronto family lawyers have experience in these areas, we appreciate the pressures and concerns of our clients.
Marriage Contracts and the
(8 days ago) Pursuant to the Ontario Family Law Act, if you do not have a marriage contract, and you resided in the same house on the date of marriage as on the date of separation, you are not entitled to deduct the value of the Matrimonial Home on the date of marriage. It is an anomaly in the Ontario Family Law Act. Therefore, let’s assume that you owned
Common Law Separation Agreement: What It Means For You
(2 days ago) Common Law Separation Agreement: What It Means For You. by Fine & Associates. Common Law Spouses, Separation February 28, 2014. When two people cohabit in a committed, marriage–like relationship, Canadian law defines it as a common law relationship. According to a recent survey, more and more couples in the country are opting for a common law
Court Orders Without Prejudice
(7 days ago) An interim order (“temporary” order in the language of the Family Law Rules) was described by Zuber J.A. in Sypher v. Sypher, 1986 CarswellOnt 282,  O.J. No. 536, 2 R.F.L. (3d) 413, dismissing an appeal from an interim spousal support order:
Dara Church Family Lawyer Toronto Fine & Associates
(5 days ago) Following law school, Dara worked as a judicial law clerk for the Superior Court Judges in Brampton and Milton. She has practiced exclusively in the areas of family law and child protection, with a well known Toronto Family Law Firm and as counsel with a Children’s Aid Society. Dara has appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice and
Trusted Toronto Family Law Lawyers
(4 days ago) Finding Your Family Law Lawyer Starts At Fine & Associates. Our experienced divorce lawyers in Toronto have successfully represented numerous clients undergoing difficult and complex divorces and separations. If you require legal representation—either to deal with property issues arising from your divorce, or assist with child custody/access
Want to Keep the Matrimonial Home
(2 days ago) The law also says that both spouses have an equal right to the matrimonial home. That means that both parties can live there, even if one person’s name isn’t on the deed. Furthermore, you can’t sell, rent or mortgage the home unless the other spouse consents. And you have to split the value of the property equally upon its sale.
How to Reintroduce an Absent Parent
(7 days ago) Counselling sessions can be used to counsel the absent parent about the process of re-entering the child’s life, or couples counselling can be used to help the couple reach a decision that’s best for the child. Strategies can be developed to make the process as stress-free as possible. The last step includes the child meeting with the
Collaborative Family Law in Ontario
(1 days ago) Collaborative law is best sought when both parties (whether you are attempting a marriage separation or a divorce) are committed to resolving their differences amicably. Collaborative law is likely not the best resolution method if there is a history of domestic abuse or your spouse is dishonest or does not care about your best interests.
Child Support Guidelines Ontario Family Law Fine
(7 days ago) The law assumes that the recipient of child support will use the monies received for the benefit of the Child. Child support is not tax deductible to the support payor or taxable to the support recipient. How is the amount of child support determined? Throughout Canada,
Financial Disclosure & Ontario Family Law
(5 days ago) Financial Disclosure & Ontario Family Law. by Fine & Associates. Domestic Agreements, Property Division June 26, 2011. There is a recent decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal, Webb v. Birkett, wherein the court held that Family Law Lawyers, whether engaged in mediation, the collaborative law process, or any other process, has a duty to obtain
School Planning Tips for Co-Parents Family Law
(Just Now) Co-parenting can be difficult during the summertime when there isn’t a lot of routine or structure. But when it comes to going back to school and establishing routines and new schedules, those who co-parent may find they are facing a whole different set of challenges.. For children, going back to school means seeing their friends and finding out who their teacher is.
Child Custody Forms For Ontario Filing
(9 days ago) While divorce can be a difficult process, couples who have children need to put a priority on their children’s best interests. Under Ontario’s Family Law, parents are required to provide care for their children regardless of marital status.So when a marriage breaks down, parents must make important decisions about custody, access, and support for their children.
Does a Common Law Marriage Require a Divorce
(Just Now) What is a Common Law Marriage? A common law relationship is a recognized classification of two people who live together in the same home for at least three years. After being a couple and sharing the same dwelling for more than three years, society will consider some Canadian couples as common-law married.
Your Child Custody Lawyer Toronto
(7 days ago) While Family Law holds both parents responsible for the safety and well-being of the child, it may be necessary to seek legal assistance from an experienced family lawyer in order to reach a fair and reasonable agreement and ensure the rights of your Child are protected.
End a Marriage by Annulment in Canada
(1 days ago) That is the main difference for an annulment vs divorce. A Marriage Annulment may relieve one party of some legal or financial obligations incurred by his/her former spouse, but obligations of spousal and/or child support and other property laws may still apply. Grounds for …
Property Division During A Divorce
(9 days ago) During a divorce or marital separation in Ontario, you must take legal steps to protect your property and assets. This often involves complicated issues or legal proceedings that necessitate the help of an experienced Family/Divorce lawyer. At Fine & Associates Professional Corporation, we excel at helping families dealing with complex property
Canadian VS USA Divorce Laws Fine & Associates
(7 days ago) Divorce law in Canada and the United States is similar in terms of the dissolution of marriage and the division of wealth and child custody. How the law is enforced, however, differs greatly. Canada has a federal divorce act while the United States leaves the specifics up to each individual state.
Restraining Order For Harassing
(2 days ago) Fine & Associates Professional Corporation is a well-respected Toronto Law Firm that prides itself on providing quality personal service and favourable outcomes in Family Law and Divorce Law. You can click here to contact us, or fill out the form on the right free private phone consultation. Or call us at the phone number at the top of the page.
How to Divorce an Abusive Husband
(8 days ago) It’s important to be aware of the way that divorce law works in Ontario. There are two types of divorce in this province: no fault and for fault. In a no fault divorce, the two parties agree that the marriage is irrevocably broken and can’t be repaired.
(3 days ago) A child born outside marriage is the same as a child born to a legally married couple. In the eyes of the law, child support is the right of a child, and parents, whether married or not, are legally accountable for the financial support of their kids.
Joint Child Custody Ontario VS
(7 days ago) Our family law lawyers will provide legal counsel to arrange your child custody schedule so that it meets your best interests and the best interests of your child. Some parents try to care for the Child for more than 40% of the time, based on the belief that they will not have to pay child support to their spouse as a result of entering into a
Legal Separation Agreement Ontario
(2 days ago) Let our experienced family law lawyers guide you through your legal separation to give you the peace of mind you need to plan for your future. If you are considering a legal separation, contact our experienced family law lawyers as quickly as possible! We will alert you to the important steps you must take to prepare yourself for a separation
Overnight Access For Toddlers
(Just Now) Surkos, which surveyed the body of case law in regard to overnight access for children of tender age. As the Court noted at paragraphs 23-31: In Szczecina v. Szczecina,  O.J. No. 1249 (Ont. S.C.J.), the issue centred on the custody of a nine-month-old child. The court rejected the “tender years” doctrine, awarded temporary custody to
Child Custody Issues after Divorce
(3 days ago) According to the law, unless otherwise ordered by the courts, divorced parents have joint legal rights and responsibility over their child, and are both entitled to child’s custody. Some of the common child custody issues after divorce include: Rights of Parent. According to law, custody should take into account the child’s best interest.
Steps To Getting A Divorce In
(9 days ago) by Fine & Associates. Divorce Lawyers, Family Lawyer July 22, 2014. In order to qualify to get a divorce in Ontario, you must: Have been legally married in Canada or another country. Intend to permanently separate from your spouse (or have done so already), with no chance of getting back together. Have lived in Ontario, as must your spouse, for
FREE Ontario Child Support Calculator
(7 days ago) Canadian family law holds both parents responsible for providing proper financial support for their Children. The financial support of your Children is determined based on a strict formula mandated by the Federal Child Support Guidelines. The quantum of support depends on the payor’s income, the number of children and is specific to each
Marriage & Prenuptial Agreement Ontario
(3 days ago) The Family Law Act considers the matrimonial home the place where spouses live during their marriage. It is possible to own more than one matrimonial home, such as a primary residence and a cottage. The Act grants both spouses equal rights to live in and possess the matrimonial home as well as the right to share in the value of the home.
Arbitration vs Mediation
(5 days ago) The Family Law Lawyers at Fine & Associates Professional Corporation have over 20 years of experience helping Toronto families amicably separate without stepping inside a Court Room. Lorne Fine is certified in Collaborative Law and has advised many clients during mediation and arbitration cases.
Divorce Calculator in Ontario
(Just Now) Contact Experienced Family Law Lawyers in Toronto To protect your financial future after a Divorce, you need the help of experienced alimony lawyers with the right training and tools. The Family Law Lawyers at Fine & Associates Professional Corporation have over 20 years of combined experience fighting for our clients’ rights and full
Fine & Associates Toronto Divorce Lawyers Blog
(9 days ago) The added stress and anxiety caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has taken its toll on many Canadian marriages, and we have certainly seen an increase in the number of separations and divorces. But separating during a pandemic brings its own challenges. The following are a few things that you should consider if you are going through a separation
What Is Parental Alienation
(Just Now) One case law precedent, Gordon v. Goertz , held that the importance of preserving the child’s relationship with his or her psychological parent is a keystone to a child’s well-being. The decision also noted that the evidence exists to support the fact and that evidence suggests the parental relationship itself “may well be the most