DIVORCE & FAMILY LAW
Family court proceedings, in limited cases, are sometimes the only realistic option.In addition to his private clientele, Graeme Fraser has been a principal Ottawa counsel for the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services for over 20 years. He has successfully represented the Ministry at countless trials in family court.
Marriage Contracts & Cohabitation Agreements
The Best Way to Come Up With a Marriage Contract or Cohabitation Agreement Introduction What is the last thing usually on the minds of happy, loving partners when they decide to marry, or live together? Splitting up. That is, unless one or both of them have gone down that road before, and been through a … Read more
This question is often posed: “We aren’t living together anymore; are we legally separated?” Well, there is no such thing as being illegally separated! “Living separate and apart” does have certain legal connotations in Canadian law. Interestingly, it is possible, and legally recognized, in certain cases, to be “living separate and apart” under the same … Read more
Often calls are received from people inquiring about getting, or filing for, a “legal separation“. There is really no such thing in Canadian law as a legal separation. Instead, what people have heard about is actually called a “Separation Agreement”. This is a private contract dealing with all of the important issues between separating married … Read more