SEEGER LEGAL BLOG
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MYTH: “My former partner and I have reached an agreement to divide our property, so we do not need a Lawyer.”
FACT: If you and your former partner are able to reach an agreement between yourselves as to “who keeps what,” that is wonderful. The more work a couple can do to reach an agreement on property division or any other aspect of their split, the better. While is it not...read more
What' s the worst mistake you ever made? For a lot of people, the answer to that question involves their divorce. They settled for too little. They fought for too long. They didn't understand how their actions would end up affecting their children. They didn't realize...read more
Making the transition from married to single life won’t be easy for you or your children, but it can be an exciting time of personal growth. Your divorce can be seen as a transforming event, and you alone are responsible for creating a new kind of family for you and...read more
MYTH: “I have been told that when my child turns 12, they can decide where they would like to live.”
MYTH: "I have been told that when my child turns 12, they can decide where they would like to live." FACT: Whenever the Court makes an order relating to parenting arrangements relating to a child, the court is obligated to make that decision in the best interests of...read more
One of the toughest times of year for family members following divorce is the holiday season. Let’s face it, it’s a challenge for parents to create new traditions and to let go of grudges and bad memories of past holidays. For the recently divorced parent,...read more
Whether it is the father who needs an extra day of custody in order to match the round-trip tickets he has already purchased, or the mother who is trying to “keep up” with the gifts that the father is giving. Then there is the parent who is concerned his/her child...read more
MYTH: "Upon separation, all assets are divided 50/50." FACT: While the Family Law Act provides for a prima facie (on the face of it) equal division of assets and family debt at paragraph 81, this equal division is qualified by the words “subject to an agreement or...read more
MYTH: “If I leave the family home after separation, I will not be entitled to my share in that property.”
MYTH: “If I leave the family home after separation, I will not be entitled to my share in that property.” OR “if I’m not registered on title to the family home, I cannot make a claim to the family home” FACT: There is no requirement that you must stay in the family...read more
Well everyone, summer is on the way! Temperatures are heating up and soon the rattle of school buses down our city streets will come to a halt. Summer vacation is right around the corner & many of us will be taking to the sky and roads for some much needed...read more