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1 False Allegations: When your Ex Lies in Court

False Allegations: When your Ex Lies in Court

Stop me if you?ve heard this one: divorce is often messy and can bring out the negative traits in people. Couples frequently disagree on issues like custody, parenting schedules and what to do with the matrimonial home, among other issues.

In my practice, I see the divorce process frequently transform otherwise reasonable people into the worst versions of themselves. They?re hurt, angry, unwilling to compromise and are intent on making their former partner pay for causing such a drastic change in their lives.

False Allegations: When your Ex Lies in Court
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The Risks of High-Conflict Divorce

The Risks of High-Conflict Divorce

Divorce is one of the most stressful events a person will ever experience. It impacts the most critical aspect of life: your children, where you live, your financial health and your sense of security in the world.

It?s been widely reported that the stress associated with a marital breakup can have a negative impact on your physical health and mental well-being. A new study from the University of British Columbia, suggests that divorce also poses an increased risk of death.

The Risks of High-Conflict Divorce
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2 Financial Effects of COVID-19 for Separated, Divorced Couples

Financial Effects of COVID-19 for Separated, Divorced Couples

Many separated and divorced couples are dealing with a compounded level of stress due to the lockdown imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

With countless businesses closed or forced to curtail activity, people across the country are facing reduced hours, job loss, and struggling to meet their financial obligations, including child support payments. In the past month, nearly six million Canadians have applied for COVID-19 emergency benefits, and that number is expected to increase in the weeks ahead.

Financial Effects of COVID-19 for Separated, Divorced Couples
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Marriage Story: Four Lessons for Divorcing Couples

Marriage Story: Four Lessons for Divorcing Couples

Over the holidays, I had a chance to watch the popular movie Marriage Story, starring Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver as Nicole and Charlie Barber.

If you haven?t seen it, I encourage you to add it to your watchlist: Marriage Story is essential viewing for anyone considering or in the midst of a separation or divorce, as it highlights several important issues.

Here are my key takeaways:

Marriage Story: four lessons for divorcing couples
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