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I just moved – can I get a divorce?

By on April 17, 2018 | Divorce

There are specific requirements in the Divorce Act (Canada) for a married couple to receive a divorce.  If you do not meet these requirements, your divorce application may be delayed. Section 3 of the Divorce Act requires one of the two spouses to have lived in a province for ‘at least one year immediately preceding…   Continue Reading »

Divorce Applications – Paralegal vs. Lawyer

By on April 16, 2018 | Divorce

There are many paralegal and non-lawyer agencies offering to ‘do your divorce’, often for a fraction of the cost of what a lawyer may charge.  These offers are usually too good to be true, and can cause the applicant to be in a worse situation, and to spend more money, than if the application was…   Continue Reading »

We Offer Flat Rate Divorce Applications

By on April 15, 2018 | Divorce

Our rates: $1,200 plus tax, no children $1,350 plus tax, with children With our flat rates, we offer one price for the result you want – a judgment of Divorce from a Court to end your marriage.  There are no hidden fees, such as disbursements, photocopying charges, or anything else.  Your payment will result with…   Continue Reading »

When Should I See a Divorce Lawyer?

By on April 14, 2018 | Divorce

When should you consult a divorce lawyer?  It should be the first thing you do if you are separating from your spouse. The biggest mistake I see people make is to delay or avoid seeing a divorce lawyer.  Usually it is a fear of cost, and sometimes it is a belief that lawyers will make…   Continue Reading »

Real income for child support, not Total Income

By on April 13, 2018 | Child Support

It is easy to look at an Income Tax Return from the previous calendar year to see what ‘Total Income’ is reported.  A common mistake is to simply take the Total Income, found at Line 150 of the Income Tax Return, and then apply it to the Federal Child Support Guidelines. This is a misunderstanding…   Continue Reading »

 

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