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What is Arbitration and How Does it Work?

What is Arbitration and How Does it Work?

Arbitration is a good alternative dispute resolution option for family law conflicts as it is generally more cost effective than Court and there is more flexibility over the process. But what is arbitration, and how does it work?

A Guide on How to Write an Affidavit

A Guide on How to Write an Affidavit

An affidavit is a document that outlines your statement of facts and supports your evidence. It basically tells your story in relation to the family law matter that you would want a judge to know about.

What is Mediation?

What is Mediation?

In the context of family law, mediation is a process where parties come together with a neutral third-party (the mediator) to share and discuss identified issues regarding divorce, separation, or other family law matters in hopes of resolving those issues by way of a mutual agreement.

What is a Family Justice Counsellor?

What is a Family Justice Counsellor?

Family Justice Counsellors are trained professionals and accredited mediators who help families resolve various issues related to their family law matter.

How To Do Your Own Divorce

How To Do Your Own Divorce

What does it mean to get a desk order divorce? Well, it means that you are applying for a simple, uncontested divorce where you and your ex-spouse have agreed on all your separation issues and all that’s left is the divorce itself.

What is Access to Justice and How Do I Get it?

What is Access to Justice and How Do I Get it?

Access to justice is a concept that many people have heard of but for some reason many neglect. It is about having access to processes, institutions, and laws in order to pursue one’s rights and interests.

Know the rules: Relocation under the new Divorce Act

Know the rules: Relocation under the new Divorce Act

Relocation with children is often one of the biggest challenges for separating parents. While the situation is usually quite complex, the law on relocation of children has recently clarified some of the basic issues that arise in litigation.

Telling Evidence: The Facts about Hearsay

Telling Evidence: The Facts about Hearsay

As most people are aware, evidence is information presented to a judge that helps prove the facts of a case or disprove facts presented by the opposing side.

Share Home: The Division of Matrimonial Property

Share Home: The Division of Matrimonial Property

When it comes to divorce issues, they don’t get much bigger than division of property. However, some assets do not require equal division because they’re considered exempt.