Knowledge Base: Dealing with Lawyers

Is Playing ʺHardballʺ Worth it?

Many people who get embroiled in family litigation– or any litigation, for that matter – develop a “let’s play hardball” attitude toward the process:   they take unreasonable positions, use aggressive or obstructionist tactics, and […]

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The Perils of Drafting Separation Agreements – Knowing What You Don’t Know

Last week I talked about a case called Sabo v. Sabo, 2013 ONCJ 545 (Ont. C.J.), which involved spouses who had gone to court to try to have their separation agreement changed – […]

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The Problem with Homemade Separation Agreements

Separation and divorce is remarkably common these days, and there is a temptation to “do it yourself” when it comes to drafting a separation agreement.   Couples will often sit down and try to […]

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Could Your Family Court Fees Be Unconstitutional?

People often complain about the high overall cost of litigation – including legal fees, funding the individual steps in a proceeding, and court fees.  It all begs the question of whether obtaining justice […]

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Using Lawyers Can Actually Minimize Legal Costs

Everyone knows that litigation can be expensive.   But did you know that hiring a lawyer can actually minimize legal costs in the long run? At Shulman Law Firm, we don’t merely concentrate on […]

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