During this time of COVID19, many people are looking for alternatives to going to Court.
If you are considering a domestic agreement, it is very beneficial both parties are represented
by Counsel. Agreements can be overturned by Courts particularly if a Court believes that
there was not sufficient financial disclosure, if the other person was under duress to sign or did not understand what they were signing or for a variety of other reasons.
Most lawyers use templates to draft Agreements and then individualize the Agreement to deal with the parties' individual circumstances. These templates are based on Ontario case law. It is important that the drafting of the Agreement is in line with Ontario judicial decisions. Some do-it-yourself templates are very old and are often based on the Laws of a different province and/or country.
Jane has significant training in mediation and collaborative law techniques, as do most family lawyers. Two experienced lawyers can help steer the negotiation process into a win-win resolution.
This is an informational site only and is not intended as a source for Legal Advice. Please remember that you need to formally retain me in order for me to become your lawyer. Jane McKenzie Law Office will deal with all clients equally, courteously and free from harassment. In particular, Jane McKenzie Law Office will not discriminate against any persons for any reason whatsoever, including but not limited to age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability.
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