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Further Resources

  1. Prenuptial Agreements - Marriage contract and cohabitation agreement information.
  2. Uncontested Divorce - Obtain an uncontested divorce or a separation agreement.
  3. Common Law Separation - Resource for common law couples
  4. French Site - French language family law web site.

Ontario Divorce Objectives

What would you like to accomplish in your divorce? Please rank your objectives by writing a "1" by your highest priorities, "2" by your secondary priorities, and so forth.
  • Obtain sole custody of my children
  • Work out a joint custodial arrangement with my spouse
  • Minimise the amount of spousal support I have to pay
  • Make sure that my pension is protected
  • Minimise taxes payable due to divorce
  • Keep expenses low
  • Resolve issues as quickly as possble
  • Minimise conflict with my spouse
  • Stay in the matrimonial home with my children
  • Protect my business from my spouse
  • Structure a buyout of my spouse's interest in my business
  • Allow me to move to another city with my children
  • Locate assets hidden by my spouse
  • Sell the matrimonial home
  • Ensure that I receive sufficient support for myself and my children
  • Pay off joint debts
  • Obtain a restraining order to prevent domestic violence
  • Make sure my children have money for private school or university
  • Protect my children from a "divorce war"
  • Negotiate a separation agreement that both my spouse and I are happy with
  • Prevent my spouse from moving away with our children
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