Stanley Family Law: Divorce & Separation Lawyer Assisting Clients With Resolving Matrimonial Legal Issues in Mississauga, Peel Region & Area
Commence your divorce application
If you are looking to become separated or to start your divorce there are a number of considerations that you must contemplate prior to filing your application with the court. For instance, if there are children involved then you have to consider whether child support is payable and whether a custody and access schedule is necessary. Also important to consider is whether spousal support is an issue and if there is property to be divided and equalized between the parties. It is therefore incumbent upon each party to the proceedings to ensure that you are well informed of your rights, responsibilities, and obligations pertaining to your legal issues. It is for this reason that legal expertise is essential prior to initiating your divorce and commencing your divorce application.
Child Custody & Access
Ensure your child's rights are protected
Parenting plans are generally drafted into separation agreements to assist separating or divorced parents manage their parenting schedules pertaining to their child or children. It is for this reason that parents must negotiate and compromise the consummation of a parenting plan prior to finalizing all of their separation or divorce. Parenting plans typically cover child related issues including child custody and access. Child custody pertains to the decision making authority of the custodial parent or parents and includes making decisions related to the education, health, and religion of the child or children and child access relates to the non-resident parent's access to the child or children when residing with one parent for more than sixty percent of the time.
How to guarantee your financial support
Spousal support is an important consideration when parties are contemplating separation or divorce. There are often two alternatives that may arise in the event that your relationship has broken down. The first is that the parties agree to an amount of spousal support that one party will pay to the other to help the recipient commence a new life following separation. The second is that the parties incorporate a spousal support release into their minutes of settlement or separation agreement so that neither party is subject to spousal support payments. It is generally up to the parties to determine which avenue is more advantageous however it is often the case that the parties cannot come to an agreement and negotiations must attempt to help resolve the outstanding issue.
Family Law Professionals Servicing Mississauga & Area
Mississauga Divorce Lawyer Specializing in Separation, Family Law & Family Related Legal Issues
Stanley Family Law is a family law firm that specializes in family related legal issues including divorce, child custody and access, child support, spousal support, property division, and the drafting of contracts including separation agreements, marriage contracts, and cohabitation agreements. Although we are located in Mississauga we assist clients throughout the Peel Region, the Greater Toronto Area, and York Region. If you have any questions or concerns pertaining to family legal issues then please do not hesitate to contact us and set up a free initial consultation with one of our experienced lawyers. Our lawyers are trained to identify family related legal issues and can provide you with some direction in terms of how the law applies to your fact specific circumstances. To learn more about us or about the services that we offer just click the link below or send us an email on our contact page and we will get back to you immediately.