DAVIS BARRISTERS LAWYERS EXPERIENCED IN FAMILY LAW

Advice on Separation

Division / Equalization of Property

Separation Agreements

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Are you involved in a relationship that is breaking down and want to know your legal rights?  Do you fear whats down the road, not knowing what your are entitled to in relation to your children, the family home, division of property, spousal support, child support,  or other issues. 

 We offer a  free, without obligation, consultation to review these issues with you which will assist in enabling you to understand your rights, legal entitlement and which help you make informed decisions moving forward.

Separation Agreements

Division / Equalization of Property

Separation Agreements

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The breakdown of relationship need not be acrimonious, adversarial or necessitate court proceedings. 

 The objective is to resolve all  issues that arise  from the breakdown of a relationship on a negotiated, often collaborative basis, through a  detailed written Separation Agreement addressing property, support and other issues.

The terms of the agreement can be  tailored, crafted and drafted to meet the particular circumstances and the needs, objectives  and desires of the parties.  

We are experienced in the negotiation, drafting and finalization of Separation Agreements.

  Email us now for a free, confidential,  and without obligation, consultation .

Division / Equalization of Property

Division / Equalization of Property

Division / Equalization of Property

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Marriage is in so many ways an economic partnership . This gives rise to the need to address and resolve  issues relating to division of property when that partnership ends in order to effectively determine "who gets what".  

\With over 38 years of experience in family law we offer effective representation of client interests in negotiating, resolving, and if necessary, litigating issues relating to division of property, or equalization of net family property,  following  marriage breakdown. 

We also can assist in addressing and resolving property-related issues arising from the breakdown of "common law" or other partnership relationships. 

Know your rights. Call us now.

Spousal Support

Matrimonial Home Issues

Division / Equalization of Property

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Spousal support while not an automatic right, is a claim that can be brought to require one former spouse to pay the other on a periodic (ie monthly) or lump sum basis money fo the financial support of the other spouse. The amount and duration of spousal support depends on the particular circumstances  and includes appropriate consideration of the  condition, means, needs and other circumstances of each spouses.  Spousal support may, depending on the circumstances,  be payable on the breakdown of a marriage or the breakdown of a  relationship  between non-married spouses who have cohabited together. 

Call us for a free consultation to learn about your potential spousal support entitlement or payment obligations.

Child Support

Matrimonial Home Issues

Matrimonial Home Issues

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Being a parent of a child in Ontario results in a positive obligation to financially support that child regardless of  whether you are married  to , or have ever cohabited with the child's other parent or not.

Child support issues will no doubt need to be addressed as part of the issues arising from the breakdown of a marriage or "common law" relationship where there are children of that relationship.  Child support issues also arise outside the context of marriage or spousal relationships. 

We can assist in dealing with child support  payment or entitlement issues on relationship breakdown or years after separation or divorce.

Learn about your child support entitlements or payment obligations.  

Contact us now.

Matrimonial Home Issues

Matrimonial Home Issues

Matrimonial Home Issues

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Has your marriage broken down or is breaking down  and there is a matrimonial home owned by you and or your spouse, or jointly own, in which you and  or your spouse still live in ?  

More often than not the matrimonial home represents the highest valued property assent which will need to be dealt with as part of the resolution of property issues arising from marriage breakdown.  It is therefore important that you know your rights and legal entitlement in relation to your matrimonial home  before you take any action that my undermine your interests.  

Call us today for a free without obligation consultation  to understand your matrimonial home-related rights.


Valuation of Business and Property Issues

Separation of Common Law Spouses / Partners

Valuation of Business and Property Issues

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It is necessary to value  property, including  the value of businesses, shares and real estate in order to resolve issues arising from marriage breakdown  and separation .   

This requires an understanding of the nature of the property to be valued and appropriate expertise in assessing value .  Let our knowledge and experience assist you in working through these issues and representing your interests  to resolve these and related issues . 

 When necessary we can assist in sourcing business and or other property valuation experts.

Our  particular  knowledge and experience in addressing commercial  and business disputes  serves as a strong underpinning for  the purpose of dealing with these issues withing the family law context.

Divorce

Separation of Common Law Spouses / Partners

Valuation of Business and Property Issues

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Divorce, in itself, is the legal dissolution of a marriage which requires a Court Order or Judgment.  If this is only what you need, we can assist in obtaining your divorce. However, more often than not,  it is not the divorce that is in issue, it's the other issues that arise from marriage breakdown including property issues, support and parenting issues that  give rise to disputes as between spouses .

If you are seeking a divorce and or legal assistance to address any other issues relating to the breakdown of your marriage or separation, call us for a free without obligation, confidential consultation. Know your rights.

Separation of Common Law Spouses / Partners

Separation of Common Law Spouses / Partners

Separation of Common Law Spouses / Partners

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Relationships between, not married spouses, other partners who have cohabited together  give rise to their own set of issues that need to be addressed when such relationships breakdown.  These issues can include joint ownership of property, claims to a beneficial ownership interest in property owned by the other, as well as spousal support, child support and parenting issues.

  If you are involved or were involved in  non-marriead spousal , partnership or "common law" relationship and need legal assist in addressing issues and or moving forward get the legal advice and assistance you may need.

 Delay may undermine your ability to address and or resolve issues consistent with your best interests.

Find out how our experience in family law can work for you.

Family Law Litigation

Enforcement of Agremeents, Orders or Judgments

Separation of Common Law Spouses / Partners

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When family law issues cannot be resolved on a negotiated basis and legal proceedings become necessary get the legal advice you may need to understand your rights, entitlements, and obligations   

Legal assistance requires that your lawyer have both a solid understanding of the law and in addition the skills to effectively represent your interests in court.  We pride ourselves in having extensive experience and expertise  in and knowledge of family  law as well as seasoned  courtroom and trial advocacy skills.

 Call or email us now to schedule a free consultation to learn how our knowledge and experience may be exactly what you may need.


Enforcement of Agremeents, Orders or Judgments

Enforcement of Agremeents, Orders or Judgments

Enforcement of Agremeents, Orders or Judgments

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Are you party to an Agreement, Court Order or a Judgment for which compliance is in issue?  Are you seeking assistance with respect to your rights, your remedies, your entitlements or your obligations relating to Agreement, Order or Judgment?   Our extensive knowledge and experience  through of over 38 years of practice in the field of civil litigation  and family law may assist you in addressing and resolving  these types of compliance and related issues. This can include issue relating to recovery of spousal support, child support or other money owing, as well as issues relating to property or parenting.

Claims Against Your Prior Family Law Lawyer(s)

Enforcement of Agremeents, Orders or Judgments

Enforcement of Agremeents, Orders or Judgments

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There  are many lawyers with extensive knowledge of family law. There are many lawyers with knowledge and experience in addressing  issues of  apparent lawyer malpractice or negligence.

  It is more difficult to find a lawyer with  skills, knowledge and experience in both family law and lawyer negligence issues who is willing to take follow up action that my give rise to a claim against another lawyer.

 We have such expertise and willingness and are often retained to assist clients in addressing these types of issues arising from the manner they were represented by  their former lawyer or a lawyer in which they have lost confidence in.

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Davis Barristers

330 Bay St, Suite 1401 Toronto, ON M5H2S8 CA

(416) 365-1321