Committed to Helping Our Clients Succeed

Resources

Mississauga, Oakville & the GTA

Resources

Child Support Information:

attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/family/divorce/support/default.asp

Spousal Support Information:

attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/family/divorce/support/spousal.asp

Request a copy of an Ontario Marriage Certificate:

ontario.ca/government/marriage-certificate

Information on children travelling without both parents:

travel.gc.ca/travelling/children/consent-letter

Information on the Office of the Children’s Lawyer (OCL):

attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/family/ocl/

Information on the Family Responsibility Office (FRO):

mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/familyresponsibility/index.aspx

Pension Valuation Information:

fsco.gov.on.ca/en/pensions/Family-Law/Pages/familylawforms.aspx

RRSP Transfer Information:

cra-arc.gc.ca/E/pbg/tf/t2220/

Vehicle Transfer Information:

ontario.ca/faq/how-do-i-transfer-ownership-vehicle-family-member

Our Practice Areas

Divorce & Separation​

While obtaining a divorce can be straightforward, a court order is always required. Sometimes, people agree to issues like custody and support on their own and only apply to the court to obtain a divorce. Those cases, called uncontested divorces, take a relatively short amount of time and cost relatively little.

Custody & Access

Custody technically means the legal responsibility to make decisions for the child related to health, education and religion. Access is the right to be with the child at a given time. The basic issues that revolve around custody are: who will make the primary decisions relating to the child and who the child will live with.

Child Support

Common law spouses are often awarded less spousal support or are given support for a shorter duration than married spouses. The factors that affect entitlement to support and the amount of support are generally the same between married and common law spouses. Your lawyer will best be able to help you determine how much support you can claim.

Property Division

When a couple separates, the assets accumulated during the marriage must be classified as family assets, business assets or individual assets. Family assets must be divided equally between the two partners unless it would be unfair to do so. Often, people require legal representation to identify and divide the family assets, especially if the divorce is contested and or complex.

Marriage Contracts

Common law spouses can obtain the same rights as married spouses by preparing and executing a cohabitation agreement. A cohabitation or marriage agreement is a written document where the parties to the agreement can provide for division of property, support or any other matter upon death or the termination of the relationship.

Court Proceedings

Litigation is a traditional method of resolving Family Law disputes. It provides parties with a decision by a Family Court Judge about custody of children, access/time with and support for their children, spousal support for themselves and their property. Our litigation lawyers can commence a court application for you or defend you when you have been served with court documentation.

Mediation & Arbitration

When a couple separates, the assets accumulated during the marriage must be classified as family assets, business assets or individual assets. Family assets must be divided equally between the two partners unless it would be unfair to do so. Often, people require legal representation to identify and divide the family assets, especially if the divorce or separation is contested and or complex.

Separation Agreements

Common law spouses can obtain the exact same rights as married spouses by preparing and executing a cohabitation / marriage agreement. A cohabitation or marriage agreement is a written document where the parties to the agreement can provide for division of property, support or any other matter upon death or the termination of the relationship.

Spousal Support

Litigation is a traditional method of resolving Family Law disputes. It provides parties with a decision by a Family Court Judge about custody of children, access/time with and support for their children, spousal support for themselves and their property. Our litigation lawyers can commence a court application for you or defend you when you have been served with court documentation.

We Look At The Law Differently

What Our Client's Say

“Malerie is a great lawyer who truly cared about my divorce and my well being. I would recommend her to anyone looking for a divorce lawyer in Mississauga.”
Former Client
Mississauga
“Excellent lawyer. Very responsive to emails, evening during the evening and she was very tough, but fair during our proceedings.”
Former Client
Oakville
Call Us
OR

Contact Us For a Consultation