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There are a number of quick and econimcal options for couples who can collaborate and want to file a joint (uncontested) divorce:
Knowledge is power. Get an advantage by obtaining the essential information - and support - you need to make the best decision. Making the best decision implies that you:
We can help you allieve the emotional weight that oftens comes with a separation or divorce, in order to properly concentrate on the desired outcome - both short-term and long-term.
Separation and divorce are difficult steps in a person's life. And we are there to help you.
A separation inevitably leads to the need to determine custody, access rights and support payments. These decisions can be requested jointly , through regular Court proceedings if no agreement can be reached.
The child's interests should always come first. This means the Court will examine what is in the child's best interest - and not necessarily make a decision based on one of the parents' preferences.
The amount of child support payable is determined, in part, by the Child Support Guidelines established by the federal and provincial government. If both parents live in the province of Quebec, provincial guidelines are used. Otherwise, the federal guidelines are used.