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5 Tips for Finding a Family Lawyer That’s the Right Fit for Your Unique Situation
With hundreds of lawyers serving the residents of Niagara, selecting someone to help you navigate your legal matters can feel like an overwhelming task. Fortunately, […]
Split: A Film for Kids of Divorce (and their Parents)
“It’s not like what you think, really. We’re still a family, but we don’t live in the same house anymore. That’s all.” These are the […]
“Getting the Most out of Family Mediation”: A Free Family Mediation Guide for Clients!
Going through a separation can be confusing. Many couples assume that their case will ultimately be settled by lawyers or by going to court, but […]
What is a “Parenting Plan”?
Parents’ separation can be very difficult for children. One way that parents can help to make the transition as smooth as possible for their kids is to develop a […]
Family Mediation Basics
Ontario’s Ministry of the Attorney General has created a helpful list of questions and answers about family mediation for individuals looking to understand its basic […]
What’s a Retainer?
A retainer is essentially a deposit towards the cost of legal services. It is an amount paid to our firm in trust, for deposit to your credit in the firm’s trust account, and it will be applied periodically towards accounts for legal services and disbursements when accounts are delivered.
What’s a Disbursement?
Disbursements are expenses incurred by the firm for out-of-pocket expenses that you would be responsible for paying if you handled the matter for yourself. Because […]
What to Tell the Kids
One of the biggest concerns for parents who have decided to separate is how to let their children know about the change to their family […]
Learning the Language of the Law
If you are going through a separation or divorce, you will likely find yourself on the receiving end of lots of new information about family […]