Divorce Lawyer Toronto
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Dealing with any Divorce can be an emotionally traumatic experience for everyone involved. It may or may not have been your decision to separate, divorce or end your marriage, but it is important that you have a dedicated Divorce Lawyer Toronto, Ontario who understands the law and has the ability to protect your interests, without costing you thousands of dollars.
At SHAIKH LAW FIRM, our primary aim is to be committed to doing everything in our power to secure a favorable outcome in your case. We understand what you are going through, and we will be there with you at every step of the way. We will see your case through to its conclusion.
We offer Free 15 minutes in person or phone consultation to help our clients resolve their Divorce Concerns. To Book, a Consultation please Complete Divorce Lawyer Toronto Free Consultation Form.
We endeavor to provide quality and skillful legal representation you need during the difficult time of your Divorce in Ontario.
The outcome of any Divorce & Family Law matter can impact you and your children for years into the future, so you want to make sure you hire a Divorce Lawyer in Toronto whom you can trust.
What Our Divorce Lawyer Toronto Can Do For You
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Divorce Lawyer in Toronto
During the time of family crisis, you need an experienced and trust worth Divorce lawyer in Toronto, who is not only practical but knowledgeable and will fight for your rights to the core.
Our Divorce Lawyer Toronto is always ready and available to provide you with correct legal advice and help you make the right decisions during this difficult time.
Divorce Lawyer Toronto Costs
Court Fees for Divorce in Ontario Costs $632 is NOT INCLUDED. Our Divorce Lawyer Toronto Cost for Uncontested Divorce range from $499 + HST to $750 + HST.
Basic Drafting Only
- Divorce Consultation
- Drafting of All Divorce Documents
- Court Fees Not INCLUDED
- Service of Documents Court Fees Not INCLUDED
- Divorce Consultation
- Drafting All Documents
- Court Filing
- Court Attendance
- Responding to Judge's Objections
- Service of Documents NOT INCLUDED
- Court Fees NOT INCLUDED
- 1 installment before we start work
- 2 installment before we file in court
- 3 installment before Divorce Hearing
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We Will Help You Every Step Of The Way
We set our goals to help our clients resolve their disputes in the most efficient and effective manner.
We aim to save costs for our clients by attempting to settle disputes without the need to have extensive Family Court Litigation. If court litigation is inevitable then our Divorce Lawyer Toronto would defend our client’s rights at every step of the way.
Grounds for Divorce
Divorce in Canada is governed under the Federal Divorce Act wherein Divorce is described as a breakdown in marriage in three situations:
- To be Living separate and apart for more than one year or;
- Adultery or;
A Divorce process in Canada is commenced by filing a Divorce proceeding in your Province before the Court of Law. In your Divorce Documents, you will be required to file grounds of Divorce in your court documents. For detail information on how to prepare your Divorce papers please contact us.
Bar to Divorce
A Divorce Application can be refused in the following situations:
1. No Adequate provisions exist for Child Support.
Therefore it is important to hire a Good Divorce in Toronto to ensure that your Divorce Application is not rejected by the Judge.
At Shaikh law Firm we seek to provide top Legal Service in Family Law matters. If you are seeking to file for Uncontested Divorce then look no further our Divorce Lawyer Toronto can help. We will help you draft all necessary documents for your Uncontested Divorce in Ontario. Below we have attempted to answer some of the common questions we get from our clients.
WHAT IS DIVORCE
Divorce (or the dissolution of marriage) is the final termination of a marital union by way of a court order, canceling the legal duties and responsibilities of marriage and dissolving the bonds of matrimony between the parties. A court order of divorce granted under the federal Divorce Act is the only way a legally married couple can end their marriage. Therefore a couple can be living separate and apart for many years without a Court Order but still be regarded as legally married. A couple can only remarry upon obtaining a Court Order for Divorce only.
In other words, a divorce is a legal action between married people to terminate their marriage relationship, by way of a Court Order. It can be referred to as dissolution of marriage and is basically, the legal action that ends the marriage before the death of either spouse.
Difference Contested & Uncontested Divorce in Ontario
The difference between contested and uncontested divorce proceedings in Canada is where both parties agree to divorce documents they file uncontested divorce proceedings, whereas contested divorce proceedings is where the responding the spouses disagrees with the relief sought from the court such as child support, child custody, challenging the grounds of adultery or cruelty or division of property etc.
WHERE CAN I APPLY FOR DIVORCE
In a province where either one of the spouses has been a resident for at least one year prior to the commencement of divorce.
As per section 3(1) of the Divorce Act, “a court in a province has jurisdiction to hear and determine a divorce proceeding if either spouse has been ordinarily resident in the province for at least one year immediately preceding the commencement of the proceedings”
Divorce Process in Canada
Divorce in Canada is governed under the Federal Divorce Act wherein Divorce is described as a breakdown in marriage in three situations;
- both parties have been living separate and apart for more than one year; or
- The Spouse has been subject to Torture and Cruelty; or
A “divorce proceeding” or « action en divorce » under the Divorce Act is defined as “a proceeding in a court in which either or both spouses seek a divorce alone or together with a child support order, a spousal support order or a custody order”.
A Divorce process in Canada is commenced by filing a Divorce proceeding in your Province before the Court of Law. In your Divorce Documents, you will be required to file grounds of Divorce in your court documents. For detail information on how to prepare your Divorce papers please free to contact our Divorce Lawyers in Toronto.
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What is the Difference between DIVORCE and ANNULMENT of Marriage
Divorce (or the dissolution of marriage) is the final termination of a marital union by way of a court order, canceling the legal duties and responsibilities of marriage and dissolving the bonds of matrimony between the parties.
A court order of divorce granted under section 8 of the federal Divorce Act is the only way a legally married couple can end their marriage. Therefore a couple can be living separate and apart for many years without a Court Order but still be regarded as legally married. A couple can only remarry upon obtaining a Court Order for Divorce only.
In other words, a divorce is a legal action between married people to terminate their marriage relationship, by way of a Court Order. This is not an annulment of Marriage.
The Concept of Divorce starts where the parties recognize that a legal and valid marriage did exist between the parties but have decided to terminate the legally valid marriage by way of Divorce.
Annulment, on the other hand, means that a legal and valid marriage did not exist in the first place, therefore, Divorce is not required since there is no marriage. For more details and Tips to know the difference between Divorce Vs. Annulment please Click Here.
Can you file Divorce in Ontario before one year of separation?
Yes, You can always initiate Divorce in Ontario Process before the completion of one year of separation.
You do not have to be separated for more than one year before you go to court.
You can always file your Divorce Application prior in time. It is usually recommended to start the Divorce process well in advance since the court proceedings could take a couple of months to complete. Your Divorce hearing and Divorce Certificate will only be issued after one year of Separation.
For more information, please feel free to call us for a free consultation.
How Long it takes to get a Divorce in Ontario, Canada?
Average processing time for a Divorce Application in Ontario without any complications is between 2 to 4 months. It can take longer if there are complications in the file such as previous divorce application was rejected or we are unable to serve the Divorce Application.
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