FACTS AND STATS

The Numbers Are Staggering

FACTS AND STATS

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Children matter most


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Our success is measured in client satisfaction.

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95% of couples achieve resolution with Fairway Divorce Solutions.

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We work with and direct those involved in the process, including Lawyers, Accountants, and Valuators. We ensure that everyone is on target and on task.

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We focus on matters most, and we ensure that you do as well.

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We work hard for our clients because our clients matter.

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Accomplish in just 4-6 months what takes the court system an average of 3+ years.

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We help you determine what you should be fighting for.

INTERESTING MYTHS

Will the courts favor you if your spouse cheated or treated you poorly?

Fact

The courts exist to uphold the law. Your spouse may have treated you unfavorably, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that you’ll have a better outcome in the courthouse.

Hiring a lawyer always yields more favorable results.


Fact

There are absolutely times when hiring a lawyer is your best option, but that isn’t always the case. Contact us to learn more.

Only amicable partners can go through mediation.

Fact

Even if the relationship between you and your partner is no longer civil, it is still possible to successfully complete mediation.

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Hiring a lawyer is always the smartest decision.


Fact

The smartest decision is the one that saves you time, money, and energy while achieving the same, if not a more favorable end result.

Can I do it myself or do i need a lawyer?


Fact

It is possible to get a divorce without using a lawyer. Going through Fairway Divorce Solutions will help you get a divorce in the most efficient way.

Going through the court system will leave you feeling vindicated


Fact

Going through the courts may feel like the best path to justice, but it can be a long and drawn out process that costs you time and money that in the end doesn’t provide the satisfaction you thought it would.

If I make more money than my spouse will I always be required to pay spousal support?


Fact

Making more money than your spouse does not always mean you’ll need to pay spousal support. Let our team guide you through the process and help you determine a favorable outcome.

If I move out of the house do I forfeit my rights to the house?


Fact

Both partners have an equal right to remain in the matrimonial home, and if you leave the home you do not forfeit that right.

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Does Living with your partner for 6 months or more qualify you as common law?


Fact

While common law is defined differently by province, simply cohabitating for 6 months does not qualify as common law.

FACTS & STATS

One in every three marriages end in divorce and over half have dependant children

One in every three marriages end before their thirteenth anniversary

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Only 63% of North American children will grow up in 2 parent families

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40% of children growing up in North America are being raised without a father

The amount of unpaid child support and spousal support in Canada now totals more than 2.5 billion

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20% of all divorces in Canada are a repeat divorce for atleast one of the spouses

DIVORCE BASICS

Divorce is unfortunately a part of our every day life. It touches everyone, if not directly then via friends, colleagues and other family members. Fairway Divorce Solutions® is committed to changing the way divorce happens™ and ensuring that those who are touched by it are not creating negative legacies for themselves or their children.

The numbers are staggering:

Average Costs and Time

  • The average divorce in Canada takes 3 years
  • The average cost to divorce is $18,000 per person

Top Reasons People Get Divorced:

  • Relationship has “run out of steam”
  • Communication Breakdown
  • Unreasonable Behaviour
  • Infidelity
  • Midlife Crisis

You are less likely to get divorced if:

  • It’s your first marriage
  • Your parents are still married
  • You are over the age of 25
  • You went to college

You are more likely to get divorced if:

  • One or both of you are smokers
  • One person does all the household chores
  • You are friends with people who are divorced
  • You met in a bar/club/lounge
  • You have financial problems

You are more likely to get a divorce if you have been married before:

  • 41% of 1st marriages end in divorce
  • 60% of 2nd marriages end in divorce
  • 73% of 3rd marriages end in divorce

Average Costs and Time

  • The average divorce in Canada takes 3 years
  • The average cost to divorce is $18,000 per person

Top Reasons People Get Divorced:

  • Relationship has “run out of steam”
  • Communication Breakdown
  • Unreasonable Behaviour
  • Infidelity
  • Midlife Crisis

You are less likely to get divorced if:

  • It’s your first marriage
  • Your parents are still married
  • You are over the age of 25
  • You went to college

Average Costs and Time

  • The average divorce in Canada takes 3 years
  • The average cost to divorce is $18,000 per person

Top Reasons People Get Divorced:

  • Relationship has “run out of steam”
  • Communication Breakdown
  • Unreasonable Behaviour
  • Infidelity
  • Midlife Crisis

You are less likely to get divorced if:

  • It’s your first marriage
  • Your parents are still married
  • You are over the age of 25
  • You went to college

Interesting Myths

Myth: 

Will the courts favor you if your spouse cheated or treated you poorly? 

Fact:

The courts exist to uphold the law. Your spouse may have treated you unfavorably, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that you’ll have a better outcome in the courthouse.

 


 

Myth:

Hiring a lawyer always yields more favorable results. 

Fact:

There are absolutely times when hiring a lawyer is your best option, but that isn’t always the case. Contact us to learn more.

 


 

Myth:

Only a lawyer can protect your interests and uncover hidden assets?:

Fact:

Our elite team of professionals are more than suited to work in your best interests.

 

 


 

Myth:

Only amicable partners can go through mediation. 

Fact:

Even if the relationship between you and your partner is no longer civil, it is still possible to successfully complete mediation.

 


 

Myth: 

Hiring a lawyer is always the smartest decision. 

Fact 

The smartest decision is the one that saves you time, money, and energy while achieving the same, if not a more favorable end result.

 


 

Myth: 

Can I do it myself or do i need a lawyer? 

Fact 

It is possible to get a divorce without using a lawyer. Going through Fairway Divorce Solutions will help you get a divorce in the most efficient way.

 


 

Myth: 

Going through the court system will leave you feeling vindicated. 

Fact 

Going through the courts may feel like the best path to justice, but it can be a long and drawn out process that costs you time and money that in the end doesn’t provide the satisfaction you thought it would.

 


 

Myth: 

You must live in different houses in order to qualify as “separated”.

 

Fact: 

Spouses can be considered as living separate and apart while residing under the same roof.

 


 

Myth: 

If I make more money than my spouse will I always be required to pay spousal support?

 

Fact 

Making more money than your spouse does not always mean you’ll need to pay spousal support. Let our team guide you through the process and help you determine a favorable outcome.

 


 

Myth: 

Divorce proceedings cannot begin until you have lived apart for at least one year.

 

Fact: 

Divorce can be granted before one year of separation under certain circumstances

 


 

Myth: 

Proceedings cannot begin until you have lived apart for at least one year.

 

Fact: 

Divorce can be granted before one year of separation under certain circumstances

 


 

Myth: 

If I move out of the house do I forfeit my rights to the house?

 

Fact: 

Both partners have an equal right to remain in the matrimonial home, and if you leave the home you do not forfeit that right.

 


 

Myth: 

Does Living with your partner for 6 months or more qualify you as common law?

 

Fact: 

While common law is defined differently by province, simply cohabitating for 6 months does not qualify as common law.

 


 

Myth: 

Once parenting arrangements, custody, and child support have been agreed upon; or there is a Court Order or Judgement, nothing can be modified later. 

Fact: 

Once a divorce is finalized, modifications can still be made to arrangements, custody, and child support as circumstances change.

 


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PHONE

If you would like to speak to one of our Professionals right now, please phone the number below:

1-866-755-3247

Please note our hours of operation are 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday thru Friday.

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