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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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Assertive vs. Aggressive: What Kind of Lawyer Do You Need?
An aggressive lawyer or an assertive lawyer: which is your best choice in a family law case?
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Mobility matters: Understanding relocating with children when you’re separated or divorced
A family law overview of mobility or relocation—what you need to know about moving to a different area with your children after a divorce or separation.
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Child Support in Ontario: Top 10 Questions
An overview of frequently asked questions about child support in Ontario, including calculating amounts, negotiation, when child support ends and how child support is spent.
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Considering a Separation? Here’s What to Keep in Mind
What to keep in mind if you’re considering a legal separation, including getting legal advice from a family lawyer, required documents and parenting arrangements.
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Have you been avoiding making a Will? Here’s why you need to get it done
An overview of what happens to your estate and beneficiaries if you die without a Will (intestate) and what makes a Will invalid, including information about new 2022 legislation.
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Common-law or Married? It does make a difference when you’re separating
An overview of the differences between common-law and married relationships, including property rights, pensions, decision-making ability, parenting time and spousal support.
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The COVID-19 Vaccine And Children: What if You and Your Ex Don’t Agree?
There are a number of family law considerations to take into account if parents don’t agree about their child receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.
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