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Seniors' Divorce Takes Financial Toll

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Divorce Is Expensive But Don't Skimp On The Lawyer

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Should You Share Your PIN With Your Spouse

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What To Do When There’s More Value In Your House Than Your Marriage

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Ways To Manage Your Finances Following A Divorce

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The Real Cost of Divorce

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Making It Through Your Divorce

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Before You Move In Together, Here’s What Every Couple Should Know About Finances

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5 Ways To Reduce The Cost of Divorce

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Handling Newly Single Life

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Secrets To Soaring When Single In Middle Age

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Divorce Is Never Easy & Your Heart May Be Broken But That Doesn't Mean Your Wallet Needs To Be Too

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Toronto Star Readers Choice

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Revolutionizing the Divorce Process with A.I. Technology

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Why You Should Opt For A Common-Sense Divorce

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Avoiding Divorce Mistakes

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Family Mediation and Divorce Court Costs

What is a CDFA?

Imagine heading out for a night of dancing in your rain boots. Awkward. How about trying to shovel two feet of snow in stiletto heels.

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How To Divorce A Narcissist

Serious difficulties and conflict arise quickly in narcissistic relationships. It’s very easy to fall in love with a narcissist, difficult to live with a narcissist and profoundly painful to leave one. Relationship instability is expected when personality pathology is present and a disproportionate number of narcissists get divorced. Divorcing a narcissist requires a unique personal strategy.

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Our Story

Long before divorces, our roots reaches back to our core years in the financial industry. Seemed like every day we were hearing stories of separating families spending tens and tens of thousands of dollars to be led through legal divorce processes that left them emotionally broken, mentally defeated and financially destroyed. Surely there had to be a better divorce?

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Our Raison d’être

Our founders, along with financial TV personality Gail Vaz-Oxlade started asking how do we take a process that can be so fundamentally destructive and somehow make a better divorce?  We put our heads together and started investigating, researching and talking to other financial experts, lawyers, mediators, therapists and social workers. By 2009 The Common Sense Divorce was created.

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Our Mission

It’s not usually legalities that cause the drama. It’s almost always the money. We understand money! That’s why we’re really good at understanding splitting up.

We know a better divorce. We know how to empower people in the middle of life’s challenges. How to reach new goals and find fuller potential. We’re all about our clients.  We create solutions and we prepare our clients for new futures. 

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Our Team Magic

Let’s not sugarcoat it! Divorce is difficult work and there are days when work can be really, really hard. But our team is special.

Our core values of wisdom, experience, quality, integrity, common sense, balance, care, empathy and yes, even kindness are lived by our team every day. Our values lie at the heart of our unique company culture.

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What The Media Has To Say About The Ontario Family Law System

“Canadian Lawyer magazine’s survey on legal fees, shows that the national average estimated cost for a two-day trial is now more than $30,000. The average cost of a contested divorce was $12,000 per party.” But to get to that trial, the average cost was more than $45,000 per party."