Category: Family Law

Divorce in Ontario

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Divorce in Ontario

A divorce in Ontario can only be obtained from the Superior Court of Justice. There are three preliminary issues with respect to any divorce: – does the court have jurisdiction over your divorce; – what are the grounds for your divorce; and – is your divorce contested or uncontested. In order for the court to have jurisdiction over your divorce, at least one of the spouses must have resided in…

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Marriage Contract

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Marriage Contract - Ernst Ashurov Family Law

As I always explain to my clients, you don’t need marriage contract while happily married, you only need it when things go wrong. Now that many people get married much later in life having accumulated certain assets which they do not want to share with their spouse if the marriage breaks down and when Internet dating and “mail order” brides and grooms become more and more popular, the properly prepared…

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Separation Agreement

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Separation Agreement - Ernst-Ashurov - Family Law

Separation Agreement. The truth of the matter is that you don’t necessarily have to end up in court if your marriage did not work out. There is only one thing in any divorce proceeding which only the court can give you and that is the divorce itself. However, all other issues which must be addressed before the divorce is granted, such as custody of and access to the children, child…

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