How to Avoid Going to Court in a Divorce

Going through a divorce is stressful. When you add the possibility of going to court, the process may seem even more daunting. If you are trying to avoid going to court in your divorce, here are some tips that might help:

Resolve issues on your own

If your separation is amicable, you might be able to agree on the terms of the divorce with your spouse. To try this approach, make a list of the issues that must be addressed.

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Tips for Creating a Divorce Settlement Agreement

A divorce settlement agreement is an arrangement that spouses use to outline how finances and other assets will be divided once they go their separate ways. This agreement may also cover issues such as spousal support and child support. If you are trying to create a divorce settlement agreement in Toronto, here are some tips for doing so:

Be objective

A divorce is an extremely personal matter that is filled with many emotional ups and downs.

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When Payor Is not Paying: How to Enforce Support Payments

If you have obtained a court order in Ontario in relation to child support and/or spousal support, and the payor has decided to stop making payments as ordered, there is no need to worry because the Family Responsibility Office (“FRO”) will step in to enforce support and take measures to obtain the payments as required.

If you have withdrawn from FRO enforcement because you trusted that support would be paid without the need to enforce same then you can re-register with FRO at the cost of $50.00 by submitting a Notice of Re-Filing Form.

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Things to Consider When Hiring a Family Lawyer

Family lawyer focus on issues that may affect a family structure. Usually, they handle matters such as divorce, the division of marital property, spousal support, child custody and child support. Family lawyers may also help partners to create marriage and domestic contracts that outline the rights and responsibilities of each person in the relationship and what should happen if the relationship ends.

Family law matters are extremely sensitive,

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What You Need to Know About Prenuptial Agreement

A prenuptial agreement is a contract in which two people who intend to get married outline the rules that will govern their marriage. This agreement also dictates what will happen if the union fails. In Canada, prenuptial agreements are also referred to as marriage contracts. Are thinking about drafting a prenuptial agreement or have you been asked to sign one your future spouse? If yes, here are some things you should know:

Prenuptial agreements are not just for the rich and famous

Prenuptial agreements are very popular among those with substantial wealth.

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Reasons You should Hire a Toronto Divorce Lawyer

If you want to get a divorce in Toronto, you are not required by law to hire a divorce lawyer. Lots of people have an amicable separation and go on to have an uncontested divorce. An uncontested means that both parties agree on all aspects of the divorce. There are those, however, who need to hire a lawyer based on the nature of their divorce. If you are going through a divorce, here are four reasons you should hire a Toronto divorce lawyer:

Hire a Toronto divorce lawyer if your spouse was abusive

Spousal abuse can present itself in varying ways.

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