Getting Married in Ontario but Have a Foreign Divorce?
Getting married in Ontario when one or both of the parties has a divorce granted in a foreign country? You must get a foreign divorce opinion letter from a lawyer. Here are the steps.
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Intimate Partner Violence: How Are Children Impacted, And What Is Considered By The Court When Making Orders About Children?
This third entry in a three-part series about how Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) may affect children and how a family law court may take IPV into consideration when making orders involving children.
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What Makes a “Good Family Lawyer”?
In this blog, a law student reflects on the qualities of a good family lawyer, including being strategic, cost-effective and focused on resolution.
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How Are Gifts and Loans From Family Members Affected by Separation and Divorce?
This blog takes a closer look at third-party gifts or loans (for example, from a parent to an adult child) and how that’s affected in the event of separation or divorce.
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Intimate Partner Violence: How It Affects Criminal Law and Family Law
This second entry in a three-part series covers IPV (Intimate Partner Violence, also known as domestic violence) and its role in criminal court cases and family law matters. It takes March 2022 changes to legislation into account.
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What is Intimate Partner Violence and How Can a Family Lawyer Help?
This first entry in a three-part series defines Intimate Partner Violence (also known as domestic violence) and includes local and legal supports that are available in Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario.
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Getting Married? Here’s Your Pre-Wedding Legal Checklist
This pre-wedding legal checklist covers legal aspects like Wills, Powers of Attorney, Marriage Contracts and more.
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Understanding Spousal Support, and Does it Apply to Me?
Understanding the requirements for spousal support (alimony), including entitlement, self-sufficiency, length of relationship, child support, incomes, and ability to pay.
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Considering Separation or Divorce? Here’s Why You Should Hire a Lawyer
Are you wondering if you should hire a family lawyer? Learn how Henderson Family Law maximizes the value of services, and equips and empowers clients. 
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Sole? Joint? Split? Shared? Your Guide to Understanding Child Custody (Including its New Name)
If you are a separated or divorced parent, here’s what you need to understand about sole, joint, split and shared parenting (formerly called “custody” and “access”).
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