Latest Family Law Blog

Stay informed and empowered and get a sense for my approach to family law.  Here, I share tips, insights, and updates on divorce, separation, child custody, spousal support, and more. My blog is here to guide you through the complexities of family legal matters.

Child Support in Ottawa, Ontario

Child Support in Ottawa, Ontario

The Federal Child Support Guidelines are intended to establish fair and objective amounts for support of children after separation.  The Guidelines set out a table of monthly child support based on province of residence, number of children, and annual income of the...

How Property Gets Divided on Separation

The information here is specific to Ontario, and the answer depends on whether the couple is married or living common-law, and on whether the couple has a cohabitation agreement or marriage contract.

Why a Collaborative Divorce Makes Sense

Find out Who Can Benefit from a Collaborative Divorce, How the Collaborative Process Works, Why Collaborative Separation Works. Contact Pat Simpson to discuss if a collaborative separation could work for you.