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September 2021

Can I File For Divorce If My Ex Refuses To Sign The Divorce Documents? – Podcast Episode 38

By |September 16th, 2021|Podcast|

  Welcome back to another episode of the Divorce Collective Podcast! Today Caralee Fontenele discusses whether or not you can file for divorce if the other party does not want to sign the divorce papers or refuses to participate in finalising the divorce. If your ex refuses [...]

August 2021

What is Spousal Maintenance? – Podcast Episode 35

By |August 26th, 2021|Family Law, Podcast|

Today on the Divorce Collective Podcast, Caralee Fontenele guides us through what spousal maintenance is and who is eligible. Spousal maintenance is a remedy prescribed in the Family Law Act for a former spouse to seek financial support from their ex-partner after separation. Spousal maintenance can be periodic or lump-sum [...]

What Happens To Grandparents In Family Law? – Podcast Episode 33

By |August 13th, 2021|Podcast|

  When there is a relationship breakdown - what does that mean for the grandparents? When grandparents hear that their child's relationship is on rocky territory, it is scary as to what might happen. Unfortunately, there is nothing specifically in the Family Law Act regarding grandparents' rights; [...]

July 2021

Tips For Parents To Reduce Conflict and Reduce the Effect Of The Conflict On Children

By |July 22nd, 2021|Divorce, Family Law, Podcast|

 When going through a divorce it is vital to protect children from the long term effects conflict can have on them. Seeing two parents' emotions toward each other drastically change can be harmful and can mentally affect the livelihood of these children.Today, Senior Associate, Dannielle Young will be following [...]

The Effects Of Children Being Exposed To Disrespectful Separation – Podcast Episode 30

By |July 19th, 2021|Podcast|

This week, Senior Associate, Dannielle Young talks about how devastating the effects of exposure to conflict and unhealthy relationships can be on children. There is qualified research that shows parents fighting and arguing affects children's mental health, and physical health - long term. It is vital for [...]