Separation from your former spouse is complex issue before you even begin to factor in the legal aspects. Each case is different, but every situation requires an experienced and trusted family law firm on your side.
You and your family lawyer are going to work extremely closely to discuss the most intimate details of your personal life, family history and finances. Appointing someone you trust and feel comfortable with is of crucial importance.
SEPARATION AGREEMENTS MAP OUT THE FOLLOWING:
- Who has custody of the child or children
- What type of custody it will be
- The terms and times that visits with the children will adhere to
- The terms for child and spousal support
- How the division of property and assets will be handled.
Settling these items now is important. It takes an enormous amount of stress off your mind, while allowing you to move on and plan your future.
This is a process that you will only want to go through once. During separations, you need to make sure your agreement is amicable, while also protecting your priorities and interests.
The proceedings can be emotionally charged, with both parties having altogether different views of what is acceptable and what they deserve. Working with a reputable law firm from the start ensures that you know exactly what you’re entitled to. More importantly, it ensures that you get it.
If you’re facing separation and want to speak with a specialized family law firm, don’t hesitate to contact any of our offices in Burlington, Oakville, Milton and Mississauga.