Why you should opt for a common-sense divorce

Why you should opt for a common-sense divorce By Gail Vaz-Oxlade – Published August 10, 2014 Trying to get a divorce? Wondering why it’s taking so long and costing so much? Family courts are backlogged because we’ve been conditioned to believe the divorce process has to be both litigious and expensive. But it doesn’t have […]

Divorce is Expensive, But Don’t Skimp on the Lawyer

Divorce is Expensive, But Don’t Skimp on the Lawyer By Gail Vaz-Oxlade – Published January 12, 2015 Everyone knows divorce is expensive. According to Darren Gingras, President of the Common Sense Divorce (with which I am affiliated), the average divorce costs $15,000 to $25,000 depending on whether the courts have to get involved. Is it […]

Negative Thoughts in Divorce

Negative Thoughts Emotional Intelligence in Divorce

People think of divorce as a legal issue only but for many, divorce is a financial issue and there are financial repercussions for those that don’t plan.

Child Support in Ontario

Divorce Financial Planning

People think of divorce as a legal issue only but for many, divorce is a financial issue and there are financial repercussions for those that don’t plan.

The Financial Repercussions of Divorce

Divorce Financial Planning

People think of divorce as a legal issue only but for many, divorce is a financial issue and there are financial repercussions for those that don’t plan.

Ontario Separation Agreements

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Ontario Separation Agreements do not need to be dealt with in court in order to settle arrangements between you and your spouse.

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.