Peterborough Family Lawyer - When your marriage or common-law relationship dissolves, a lot of issues may happen. It is imperative that you retain sound legal counsel and that you fully understand the impact that your potential choices may have on your future. Our firm provides professional recommendation and counsel on these matters as custody, access, property and pension division, business property and debt division. Our firm is committed to providing you with the important legal assistance you require to navigate throughout the family law process fast and efficiently.
With whom will your kids live? When will the children see the non-custodial parent? Who is accountable for financially support? Who will keep the matrimonial home? Who would be accountable for paying any debts incurred throughout the marriage? Furthermore, if you have a family business, how will the business assets be divided?
Here at our firm, we can help you in the preparation of the Separation Agreement, that offers clear and comprehensive answers to those questions. To enable you to concentrate on your new life, a formal agreement is suggested. This Separation Agreement, once finalized, is a binding agreement on both parties.
This agreement can be incorporated into the final Divorce Order. An uncontested divorce takes place when you and your spouse agree to divorce and have agreement regarding all major problems. An uncontested divorce can proceed quickly through a three-part application process. Our responsibility is to be able to assist you in the preparation of all needed papers and to file them fast so that you can continue with your life.
Contested divorces result when you and your spouse cannot agree about the issues noted above. Court proceedings will have to handle these problems through settlement conferences, informal negotiations between parties and/or trials. Our lawyers can assist you during all stages of the court process. Our objective is to protect your rights and advocate for the best interests of you and your family.
The break up of a common-law relationship needs a different procedure concerning custody, support, property division and pension division matters. Our office could assist you with all issues connected to the termination of a common-law relationship.
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