ASSETS: 8 Do’s and Don’ts of Dividing Assets When You Divorce

Dividing Assets

8 Do’s and Don’ts of Dividing Assets In Ontario, when two people enter into a marriage, each spouse becomes automatically entitled to an equal share of the profits of that marriage. This means that when you divorce, you and your spouse will need to begin dividing your assets so that each of you ends up […]

The Cost of Divorce

Cost of Divorce

The Cost of Divorce Should I Pay For My Spouse’s Divorce Fees? You and your spouse have recently made the decision to separate. You’ve done your research and have settled on a family mediation as the process you want to use to create your separation agreement. But what do you do when the cost of […]

How Do You Know If Your Marriage is Over?

Family Mediation and Divorce in Ontario

How do you know if your marriage is over or finally reached the point of no return? Every marriage is different, but here are 10 questions to ask yourself.

Divorce, Mediation and Domestic Violence

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The legal realities of divorce in Ontario, divorce mediation and its benefits for separating couples, and recognizing/getting out of an abusive relationship.

Don’t Skimp on the Lawyer

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No matter how tempted you may be to “keep the divorce lawyer out of it,” don’t put your faith in an office-supply-store separation agreement kit.

What to Do When There’s More Value in Your House than Your Marriage

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When a couple hits hard times, it’s awfully tough for either of them to ignore that other factor in their domestic arrangement — the value of their home.

Should You Share Your PIN with Your Spouse?

Divorce and Taxes

Sharing your PIN? Money can be about power, emotion, morality, and security, among other things. How does money work with a spouse? Melisssa Leong asked financial experts about this financial quandary.

Why You Should Opt For a Common Sense Divorce

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We’ve been conditioned to believe the divorce process has to be both litigious and expensive. But it doesn’t have to be either of those things. If we applied some common sense — putting the beginning of our next chapter ahead of the retaliation we feel for ending the last chapter — it could be a much smoother process.

The Late Shift with Gail Vaz-Oxlade: Divorce and Debt

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Gail Vaz-Oxlade discusses the complications that debt and bankruptcy bring to a divorce process with Brian Pritchard (BDO Canada) and Darren Gingras (The Common Sense Divorce).

The Late Shift with Gail Vaz-Oxlade: Talking to CSD Client “Christine”

The Late Shift with Gail Vaz-Oxlade: Talking to CSD Client "Christine" 6

Gail Vaz-Oxlade and Darren Gingras, President of The Common Sense Divorce, talk to “Christine” about her experience as a Common Sense Divorce client.