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Divorce Means One of us is Moving Out

Posted by Colette Fortin, Owner of the Kitchener Franchise on 25 May 2015

Five ways to help your children with this critical transition

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Welcome to the 21st Century of Divorce

Posted by Karen Stewart, CEO & Founder of Fairway Divorce Solutions on 20 May 2015

Welcome to the 21st century; where you can find love online and then serve them with divorce papers in the same manner. 

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Once the Mother of your Kids - Always the Mother of your kids

Posted by Karen Stewart, CEO & Founder of Fairway Divorce on 10 May 2015

I work with many couples that support each other’s parenting style and strive very hard to ensure that their divorce does not negatively impact their ability to co-parent. These people will go out of their way to ensure that both Mother’s and Father’s Day is a sacred day for thanking each other and ensuring the children in turn do the same. For these couples it is pretty easy and also a non negotiable.

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Happy Mother’s Day: Honouring my Ex?

Posted by Colette Fortin, Owner of Fairway Divorce Kitchener on 10 May 2015

30% of Ontario children will experience their parent’s divorce before the age of 18.  That means that 1/3 of our children will be living in different houses, usually sharing time between Mom’s house and Dad’s house. Whether you have a shared or equal division of time with your children, holidays can present an interesting challenge when dealing with separation and divorce.

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Think You Are Done Your Taxes? Find out what you could be missing if you have recently divorced

Posted by Karen Stewart, CEO & Founder of Fairway Divorce Solutions on 1 May 2015

Choosing to divorce is a difficult decision. The next step following the decision to divorce has a few paths that you can follow; you can go directly to a lawyer, mediation, do it yourself or to Fairway Divorce Solutions to work with the financial experts of divorce.

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You Can't Cut 7 In Half

Posted by Colette Fortin, Owner of Fairway Divorce Solutions in Waterloo-Wellington on 24 March 2015

The thing about divorce is that for most people, it shakes them to the core. Everything they thought their life was going to be has suddenly changed. It feels as if the carpet has been pulled out from under them and, as a result, everyone feels a real loss of control - about their entire life! Your financial future has uncertainty, you might be facing a move, a change in jobs or re-entering the work force after years of being home caring for children. It’s no wonder people grasp to regain ‘control’.

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Three "Watch-outs" When Selling or Buying a House Prior to Your Divorce

Posted by Colette Fortin, Owner Fairway Divorce Solutions Waterloo-Wellington on 18 March 2015

With Ontario’s divorce rates for 1st marriages at close to 40% and 2nd marriages at closer to 60%, the housing market is one of the first to experience the impact of divorce.  Most marriages involve a matrimonial home; some even have rental properties and cottages. And many times the sale of the family home is part of the financial reconciliation.

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Spring Break and Divorce in Ontario

Posted by Colette Fortin, Owner Fairway Divorce Solutions Waterloo-Wellington on 11 March 2015

Spring Break is upon us and with tens of thousands of Ontario students out of school for a week (or two), there is an excited energy out there. Airports will soon be overloaded with holiday travelers seeking to escape the winter weather.

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Real Estate in Divorce - when you are not willing to sell

Posted by Linda James - Calgary Housing Expert on 8 December 2014

When you are going through a divorce and there is a family home to divide or possibly sell — this can be a very emotional decision.  

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Real Estate in Divorce - to sell or not to sell?

Posted by Linda James - Calgary Housing Expert with Remax Realty on 26 November 2014

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Divorce is one of the most difficult life experiences you could face in your lifetime.  With all the emotions revolving around children, lost love and finances, it is hard to keep emotions out of your decision-making.

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