Markham Divorce & Family Law Lawyer, Ontario


Michael  Deverett Lawyer

Michael Deverett

Litigation, Family Law, Wills & Probate, Trusts
Full service law firm with focus on estate and family litigation

Deverett Law Offices provides full legal services. Since 1984, we have assisted our clients with estate and family litigation, estate administration, ... (more)

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800-854-2281

Christopher  Achkar Lawyer

Christopher Achkar

VERIFIED
Lawsuit & Dispute, Employment, Business, Civil & Human Rights

Christopher works with both employees and employers regarding all their employment law needs, including human rights and business litigation issues. ... (more)

Angela B. Mbuagbaw Lawyer

Angela B. Mbuagbaw

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Divorce & Family Law, Immigration, Real Estate

Angela Mbuagbaw proudly serves Toronto, ON and the neighboring communities in the areas of Divorce and Family Law, Immigration, and Real Estate law.

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647-346-7770

Ngozi  Iwuoha Lawyer

Ngozi Iwuoha

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Immigration, Divorce & Family Law, Litigation

Law Office of Ngozi Iwuoha provides legal services to clients on Immigration and Family Law matters. Our Immigration Attorney and Family Lawyer endeav... (more)

Appiah O. Boateng Lawyer

Appiah O. Boateng

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Real Estate, Divorce & Family Law, Estate, Immigration

Appiah O. Boateng is the owner of Ashanti Law located in the North York area in Toronto, Ontario. Appiah has been serving clients of diverse backgroun... (more)

John  Dadzie Lawyer

John Dadzie

VERIFIED
Immigration, Divorce & Family Law, Business

John Dadzie is a practicing lawyer in the province of Ontario.

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800-908-2711

Rachel Vanessa Radley Lawyer

Rachel Vanessa Radley

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Divorce & Family Law
Because Family is Important to You and Me

Rachel has more than 13 years of family law experience and has advocated for her clients at all court levels in Ontario including the Court of Justice... (more)

Jillian Micole Siskind Lawyer

Jillian Micole Siskind

VERIFIED
Lawsuit & Dispute, Administrative Law, Real Estate, Litigation, Construction

Jillian Siskind graduated from Simon Fraser University in 1996 with a B.A., the University of Ottawa in 2000 with an LL.B / J.D (cum laude). She then ... (more)

George  Pappas Lawyer

George Pappas

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Divorce & Family Law

Pappas Law focuses on all areas of family law and our lawyers will advocate for you at all levels to achieve the best possible results in your case. F... (more)

Salvatore  Grillo Lawyer

Salvatore Grillo

VERIFIED
Accident & Injury, Personal Injury, Car Accident, Wrongful Death
Strategic, Determined & Trial-Ready

After graduating from Osgoode Hall Law School and briefly exploring a partnership with former classmates, Salvatore Grillo recognized his passion for ... (more)

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LEGAL TERMS

CRUELTY

Any act of inflicting unnecessary emotional or physical pain. Cruelty or mental cruelty is the most frequently used fault ground for divorce because as a practi... (more...)
Any act of inflicting unnecessary emotional or physical pain. Cruelty or mental cruelty is the most frequently used fault ground for divorce because as a practical matter, courts will accept minor wrongs or disagreements as sufficient evidence of cruelty to justify the divorce.

ACCOMPANYING RELATIVE

An immediate family member of someone who immigrates to the United States. In most cases, a person who is eligible to receive some type of visa or green card ca... (more...)
An immediate family member of someone who immigrates to the United States. In most cases, a person who is eligible to receive some type of visa or green card can also obtain green cards or similar visas for accompanying relatives. Accompanying relatives include spouses and unmarried children under the age of 21.

EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION

A legal principle, followed by most states, under which assets and earnings acquired during marriage are divided equitably (fairly) at divorce. In theory, equit... (more...)
A legal principle, followed by most states, under which assets and earnings acquired during marriage are divided equitably (fairly) at divorce. In theory, equitable means equal, but in practice it often means that the higher wage earner gets two-thirds to the lower wage earner's one-third. If a spouse obtains a fault divorce, the 'guilty' spouse may receive less than his equitable share upon divorce.

AMICUS CURIAE

Latin for 'friend of the court.' This term describes a person or organization that is not a party to a lawsuit as plaintiff or defendant but that has a strong i... (more...)
Latin for 'friend of the court.' This term describes a person or organization that is not a party to a lawsuit as plaintiff or defendant but that has a strong interest in the case and wants to get its two cents in. For example, the ACLU often submits materials to support a person who claims a violation of civil rights even though that person is represented by a lawyer.

ACKNOWLEDGED FATHER

The biological father of a child born to an unmarried couple who has been established as the father either by his admission or by an agreement between him and t... (more...)
The biological father of a child born to an unmarried couple who has been established as the father either by his admission or by an agreement between him and the child's mother. An acknowledged father must pay child support.

OPEN ADOPTION

An adoption in which there is some degree of contact between the birthparents and the adoptive parents and sometimes with the child as well. As opposed to most ... (more...)
An adoption in which there is some degree of contact between the birthparents and the adoptive parents and sometimes with the child as well. As opposed to most adoptions in which birth and adoption records are sealed by court order, open adoptions allow the parties to decide how much contact the adoptive family and the birthparents will have.

MARITAL SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT

See divorce agreement.

PETITION (IMMIGRATION)

A formal request for a green card or a specific nonimmigrant (temporary) visa. In many cases, the petition must be filed by someone sponsoring the immigrant, su... (more...)
A formal request for a green card or a specific nonimmigrant (temporary) visa. In many cases, the petition must be filed by someone sponsoring the immigrant, such as a family member or employer. After the petition is approved, the immigrant may submit the actual visa or green card application.

ADOPT

(1) To assume the legal relationship of parent to another person's child. See also adoption. (2) To approve or accept something -- for example, a legislative bo... (more...)
(1) To assume the legal relationship of parent to another person's child. See also adoption. (2) To approve or accept something -- for example, a legislative body may adopt a law or an amendment, a government agency may adopt a regulation or a party to a lawsuit may adopt a particular argument.