Lori L. Aylwin – Associate, Family Law.

When a separation occurs and there is a Family Business, the separation can have a significant impact on the health and ultimate future of that business.  Often a non-owner spouse may have misconceptions about the value of a business, particularly where the business does not have significant hard

Catherine Hyde, Family Law clerk

We are sometimes asked by clients whether or not they should seek a divorce or instead can they seek an annulment of the marriage, essentially declaring that the marriage is null and void, or the other spouse may be threatening to have the marriage annulled. 

Most often an annulment is

A relationship breakdown affects people in different ways. Some people know that they have grown apart, accept that fact and are able to move on with their lives rather quickly. These are the people who can come to a quick and rather painless resolution of their parenting and financial issues.  If they use lawyers, their

Though each circumstance is unique, the typical course of events following a separation is for the parties to proceed through a dispute resolution process before a divorce is sought and granted. It is usually the dispute resolution process, whether negotiation, mediation, arbitration, collaborative, or court, which requires your time, energy, and money, not the ‘divorce&rsquo

Thanks to the Internet, we have access to so much information about just about everything. The benefits of information and how quickly we can get it are obvious. So the internet is one tremendous tool and it is truly causing a revolution in education for our entire society. The revolution is affecting every institution from

“He is a lying, cheating, blankity blank and I can prove it!” I sometimes hear this type of statement (blanks usually filled in) with the client sitting across from me and looking at me expectantly … almost as if waiting for me to put my feet up on my desk and declare, “Well, that’s it then: case closed!!”. While it would be strangely satisfying to be able to resolve a matter with that degree of simplicity, in reality, it just doesn’t work that way.
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One bright, sunny day in July, while on vacation, I played a round of golf at a club I had never played at before – “Fox Meadows” near Charlottetown P.E.I. .  I was thoroughly enjoying my round of golf, the weather, the scenery and my golfing companions.  I was on the 3rd tee, which