Divorce is often the last step in the separation process, which is done by way of an application to the court for a divorce order. For some of our clients, a divorce is part of an on-going proceeding before the court to review and determine other related issues concerning their separation such as parenting, property division, child support and spousal support. For others, it is the last step in a out-of-court separation that provides them with a necessary sense of closure.
In Canadian law, a divorce is defined as “the dissolution of a marriage”. However, in practice people use the word in family law to describe the process and steps associated with the breakdown of a marriage.
Many of our clients are able to reach settlement of all issues through collaborative divorce and family law and/or mediation based on out-of-court divorce negotiations. Our Kitchener family law lawyers can assist you with the completion of a simple divorce application, where you have reached previous settlement with your spouse on all issues by way of a court order or separation agreement.
What are the criteria you must meet to get a divorce?
Divorcing spouses must meet certain legal criteria to obtain a Divorce Order in Ontario, including:
We offer competitive flat rate packages for uncontested divorce applications where all other separation and parenting issues have been resolved by way of a court order or separation agreement.
For over 40 years, clients have trusted in our ability to explain their rights and obligations in a separation or a divorce. We are confident that you will appreciate our professional and personalized service. To benefit from our knowledge and experience with respect to a divorce application as part of your separation or divorce, please contact 519-884-0034 or send us an email.
Many of our clients are referred to us by former and current clients, as well as by lawyers, accountants, and financial advisors. We serve clients in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph, Stratford, Hamilton, London and surrounding areas.
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