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Sharing Property on Breakdown of Marriage

When a married couple separate and decide that they will not get back together, they will need to make arrangements to divide their property. To do so, they must calculate the value of all the property they possess and the amount of debt that they have incurred.

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Obtaining a Divorce?

Divorces can be obtained by either the husband or the wife after the couple have been living separate and apart for one year. This does not necessarily mean that the couple have to have been living in separate places. It is possible to be living separate and apart in the same house if you no longer share your life with the other person.

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Did you know?

  • Before entering a business partnership it’s important that a partnership agreement is drafted by an experienced business lawyer » Learn more
  • Always declare an alternative guardian for any minor children in case your first choice is unable to care for them » Learn more
  • Many lawsuits are settled before a trial begins » Learn more
  • In custody agreements it’s important to include grandparents’ visitation rights » Learn more
  • Brimage Law Group is Norfolk County’s only law firm with dedicated business lawyers » Learn more
  • Keep your lawyer’s contact information on hand at all times just in case of a legal misunderstanding » Learn more
  • Sole proprietorship, partnership and incorporation all have their advantages and disadvantages » Learn more
  • If a “limitation period” passes with no actions taken you could miss out on the compensation you deserve » Learn more
  • Additional expenses in real estate transactions should be transferred via certified cheque from your bank for the exact amount » Learn more
  • Civil claims have set limitation periods so it is important to file as soon as possible » Learn more
  • When selling a property have the utility companies do the final readings to avoid contest » Learn more
  • You can write conditions into your Will to change it in the event of “special circumstances” » Learn more
  • Update your Will with every major change to your life, family or finances » Learn more
  • It’s very important to have all your documents completed properly and to have your case accurately and thoroughly stated » Learn more
  • If you are arrested or detained you have the right to be told why you have been arrested or detained » Learn more
  • When buying a property all documents (from both lenders and realtors) should be run by an experienced real estate lawyer » Learn more

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