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WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR INCOME DECREASES DUE TO COVID-19 AND YOU ARE PAYING SUPPORT

March 24, 2020

By Allison R. McAlpine During this COVID-19 financial and health crisis in our community many people, unfortunately, are laid off or their income has decreased significantly. This article details the steps that you must take if you are in the Barrie, Ontario area and you need to lower your support during this crisis. If you are paying child support and/or spousal support and your income has been lowered as a result of this COVID-19 crisis, generally, the Family Responsibility Office (FRO) will still collect support from you using their means…

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THINGS TO DO IF YOU ARE THINKING ABOUT SEPARATING/DIVORCING FROM YOUR PARTNER

March 20, 2020

The decision to separate from your partner is a very difficult and personal one. Here are 7 pieces of advice if you are considering separating but have not told your partner yet: 1.Save some money and do a budget. You will need some savings to cover basic living expenses and legal fees until issues such as child support, spousal support and property division can be settled. 2.Gather financial documentation and take copies. Items of financial documentation lawyers usually need for you and your spouse are: last three years of income…

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We Are Able to Help Our Clients Remotely During Covid-19

March 16, 2020

Given the current recommendation of social distancing and COVID-19 we wanted to let our clients know what we are doing to help with this issue: 1. We are implementing a no hand shake policy until this issue is resolved. 2. If you are feeling unwell or are not sure if you have come into contact with someone who is ill, please do not come to the office. 3. We are offering creative solutions so you don’t have to attend the office – credit card payments over the phone, advice over…

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How To Prepare An Uncontested Divorce In Barrie, Ontario

February 24, 2020

Written by Allison R. McAlpine In Ontario, obtaining an uncontested divorce is fairly straightforward. Our office prepares these on a flat fee basis so long as they are in Barrie and the other party cooperates with service. Please contact our office for information about fees. Before proceeding with a Divorce, you should ensure that you have either a separation agreement dealing with all of the other issues in your matter (e.g., child support, spousal support, custody, access, property division/equalization), or have included these claims in your divorce application. These claims…

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