Family Law

Big family changes come with high emotions. Whether it is starting a new relationship, ending one, everything in between or planning for the inevitable in life, we are here to ensure that your stake in the big life changes are protected. We provide an honest, sober and objective voice when everything seems overwhelming and confusing. Our ultimate goal is to encourage and guide our clients towards early dispute resolution to save you time, energy and costs that come with protracted litigation. However, when early dispute resolution fails, we diligently advocate your case at trial to secure the best possible outcome. ┬áThere are several branches of family law matters that we can help you with: –

  • Pre-nuptial Agreements: A prenuptial agreement is a legal contract between two people who plan to marry or cohabit. It outlines how their assets, properties, debts, and other financial matters will be divided in the event of a divorce or separation. The agreement typically covers; property division, spousal support, inheritance rights, debts and liabilities, business ownership among others. Contact us our office to determine if a pre-nup. is right for you and to ensure that it is fair and enforceable.

  • Separation Agreements: We help clients negotiate and reach an agreement on the terms of separation, draw up agreements and ensure that our clients understand their rights, the terms and consequences of the agreement they are entering into. Parties to an agreement can agree to a wide range of issues regarding their separation including but not limited to the family/matrimonial home, child custody and support, spousal support and division of property etc.

  • Divorce: This involves, applying for and responding to divorce applications. Applying for interlocutory and corollary applications that come with applying for a divorce. Helping in mediations, negotiations, settlements and obtaining temporary orders as the case may require.

  • Child Support and Parenting: Obtaining the best possible parenting time and support orders for clients by making arguments and applying the law, applying relevant decided cases to the facts at hand.

  • Spousal support: Determining grounds to support and application for spousal support. Making the application and submitting arguments to persuade the court to grant the client spousal support.

  • Division of property: Applying the law to help clients negotiate and reach an agreement about the division of property. If parties fail to reach an agreement, then the firm will try to obtain the best possible outcome for the division of property in courts of law.

  • Wills and estates: Providing advice in and drafting wills, powers of attorney and personal directives.