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Understanding the basics about Canadian child custody

Child custody can be one of the most contentious issues that comes up in a divorce case. For our readers, that is probably understandable, since parents only want what is best for their children. The problem that arises in child custody disputes is that sometimes, parents disagree on what, exactly, is in their child's best interests. Understanding the basics of child custody can help parents come to terms with how their specific legal arrangement will turn out.

DIVORCE & ONTARIO PROPERTY DIVISION

Division of property: A common misconception is that divorce requires Ontario couples to equally split all their property, including the matrimonial home. Rather, what Ontario actually requires (re property division) is that separated spouses must equally share in the increased wealth that they accumulated during their marriage. (There is no provision that provides for equal sharing of financial losses.)

An app could help with a divorce case

An Ontario divorce is such a life-altering event for most people that they spend quite a bit of time, both before and during the divorce process, looking for answers to the many questions they have. From the decision to get divorced, to how to get the case started, to how to get a fair result -- the questions that can come up in any given case can seem endless.

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