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Show me the numbers

Show me the numbers

I often get some push back when I ask for copies of paystubs, pension information, income tax assessments and returns for the past three years, etc. (“financial disclosure”) from couples that are separating. Especially when clients come to me with a written separation...

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Covid 19 and the Strain on Relationships

Covid 19 and the Strain on Relationships

Covid 19 really changed things. In some ways it added a lot to our lives. New skills learned. New Hobbies, or time to return to old hobbies that have fallen off of our radars. Our relationships with friends and family changed as we learned how to keep connected in a...

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Separation Agreements: The What, Why and How

Separation Agreements: The What, Why and How

So, what is a separation agreement? On its face this seems like an easy answer. It is a contract that a couple makes when they decide to separate, whether they were common law or married Generally, the separation agreement covers three main issues: Where and how your...

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The Best Interests of the Child: Who Decides and How?

The Best Interests of the Child: Who Decides and How?

One of the key things that we look out for as parents is the best interests of our children, so it is no surprise that when a question about parenting time (or custody) comes before the court that the best interest of the child is also the primary consideration. There...

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When the going gets tough, the tough explore their options

When the going gets tough, the tough explore their options

For a lot of us, when we are faced with conflict our response is often to run and bury our heads in the sand, hoping that it all works out. Unfortunately, that isn't a productive response and things rarely work themselves out. This is especially true when the conflict...

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Do you have a legal issue, question or concern?

Do you have a legal issue, question or concern?

Do you have a legal issue, question or concern? Head over to Fall River Law, now with a location in Lower Sackville. Fall River Law covers Collaborative Family Law, Wills and Estates, Small Business Law and Real Estate. 

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Collaborative Changes to the Divorce Act!

Collaborative Changes to the Divorce Act!

We’ve been keeping our eye on recently proposed changes to Canada’s Divorce Act, and many of them are quite exciting for collaborative family law.  Firstly, collaborative law is specifically referenced in the bill, signalling what we as an association have been...

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