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Please note that the information provided herein is not legal advice and is provided for informational and educational purposes only. If you need legal advice with respect to getting, varying, or terminating child support in Ontario, you should seek professional assistance (e.g. make a post on Dynamic Legal Forms). We have Toronto, Ottawa, Brampton, Hamilton, […]

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Toronto Wills and Estates Lawyer Please note that the information provided herein is not legal advice and is provided for informational and educational purposes only. If you need legal advice with respect to a mistake in a Will, you should seek professional assistance (e.g. make a post on Dynamic Legal Forms). We have Toronto, Ottawa, […]

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Although I’m not a family law lawyer per se, I often get asked the question: “How does emancipation work in the context of child support obligations?”. I think the better way of asking this question is: “How can I end my child support obligations?”. You see, I’ve researched Ontario and Federal laws and court cases […]

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There are a number of lawyers and law firms in Ottawa that strictly practice family law. FYI, family law in Ottawa is not really that different from family law elsewhere in Ontario. The Ontario Child Support Guidelines, Ontario Family Law Act, and the Ontario Family Law Rules all apply – irrespective of the Ontario city […]

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Cassandra Drudi wrote an article entitled “Lawyer told to pay back $250,000 in fees to developers ” (Ottawa Citizen, 4 March 2009) that is worth discussing in some detail here. In that article, Ms. Drudi talked about a situation involving Ottawa lawyer D. Kenneth Gibson (Gibson & Associates LLP), who had been ordered to repay […]

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Average people in Ottawa have various avenues to pursue in trying to find the right lawyer for their particular case. Regrettably, most of these avenues are inconvenient and sometimes very costly (e.g. an initial meeting with a lawyer could run you a few hundred bucks!). More often than not, people find a lawyer through word […]

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Of the roughly 35,000 lawyers in Ontario, more than three quarters of them are located in major cities such as London, Mississauga, Ottawa, and Toronto. Here’s a quick breakdown (note: I’ve rounded the numbers to nearest hundred for simplicity) based on my research:

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