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You’re Going To Ontario Family Court…What Now? – Part 5 of 5

You’re Going To Ontario Family Court…What Now? – Part 5 of 5

9 December, 2016 by FFM in Blog, Family Law
Part 5 in the series…So, It didn’t settle and you’re headed to Family Court In our last segment, we outlined the purposes of a settlement conference. Now let’s look at the purposes of a trial management conference. Each conference has a distinct purpose. These are outlined in the Family Law ... read more...
You’re Going To Ontario Family Court…What Now? – Part 4 of 5

You’re Going To Ontario Family Court…What Now? – Part 4 of 5

6 December, 2016 by FFM in Blog, Family Law
Part 4 in the series…So, It didn’t settle and you’re headed to Family Court In our last segment, we outlined the purposes of a case conference. Now let’s look at the purposes of a settlement conference. Each conference has a distinct purpose. These are outlined in the Family Law Rules which ... read more...
You’re Going To Ontario Family Court…What Now? – Part 3 of 5

You’re Going To Ontario Family Court…What Now? – Part 3 of 5

25 November, 2016 by FFM in Family Law
Part Three in the Series of 5 Last week we outlined the stages of a family court proceeding. Now let’s look at the purposes of each of the conferences. Each conference has a distinct purpose. These are outlined in the Family Law Rules which govern how a court file proceeds in Ontario. The first ... read more...
You’re Going To Ontario Family Court…What Now? – Part 2 of 5

You’re Going To Ontario Family Court…What Now? – Part 2 of 5

21 November, 2016 by FFM in Family Law
Part 2 in the series…So, It didn’t settle and you’re headed to Family Court So you find yourself headed to Family Court. What now? It can get confusing when you have to navigate the various stage of a family law matter in our Ontario courts. We’ll try to help by outlining the various stages of ... read more...
You’re Going To Ontario Family Court…What Now? – Part 1 of 5

You’re Going To Ontario Family Court…What Now? – Part 1 of 5

11 November, 2016 by FFM in Blog, Family Law
Dealing with your day in Ontario Family Court So you find yourself headed to Family Court. What now? People often have certain common questions about going to court. We’ll address some of them.   What do I wear? Dress conservatively. Wear a dress, skirt and top, dress pants and top, or ... read more...
Divorcing couple go to court over Cubs World Series tickets

Divorcing couple go to court over Cubs World Series tickets

3 November, 2016 by FFM in Blog, Family Law
The frenzy among Chicago Cubs fans to snag pricey and scarce tickets to World Seriesgames at Wrigley Field has now landed in divorce court. Court documents obtained by The Associated Press from Cook County Circuit Court on Friday say a suburban mom this week submitted an “Emergency ... read more...
“Back to School” Safety Tips

“Back to School” Safety Tips

8 September, 2016 by FFM in Blog
For Parents, Caregivers and Children: Many children are walking and biking to school.  Younger children often lack the skills to negotiate traffic safely.  Help them by stressing the following safety rules: Walk on sidewalks where available. Always cross at intersections. Always wear a helmet ... read more...
5 new traffic laws that will affect drivers as of Sept. 1

5 new traffic laws that will affect drivers as of Sept. 1

24 August, 2016 by FFM in Uncategorized
The province of Ontario will introduce a new set of traffic laws on Tuesday as part of its efforts to make driving safer in the province. The “Making Ontario Roads Safer Act”, or Bill 31, was approved unanimously in June and will come into effect Sept. 1—meaning some new rules for drivers and, ... read more...

Living together – Why you might want a cohabitation agreement

29 July, 2016 by FFM in Family Law
So you and Mr. or Ms. Right have decided to live together. You have no foreseeable plans to marry. You may think, “No problem, we’re not married, so we have no obligations to one another.” You would be wrong. First, in terms of spousal support, in Ontario, the definition of spouse for the ... read more...

Are You Really Ready for Divorce? The 8 Questions You Need to Ask

8 July, 2016 by FFM in Family Law
Your marriage is in question and you’re facing a real dilemma. You may be the one who is deciding should you stay or should you go. “I feel like I need to get a divorce and end this so called marriage. Yet how can I be sure? Some days I feel more confident of my […] read more...
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