Divorce and Separation Lawyer in Oakville, Milton, Mississauga and the GTA

Separation and divorce can be a challenging time, fraught with fear and uncertainty, but you do not have to face it alone.

Geoffrey Carpenter and the team at Carpenter Family Law are on your side and will help you understand your rights and obligations—both during and after your separation and divorce.

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Issues Carpenter Law can assist with during separation and divorce

Separation and divorce are governed under the Divorce Act, Federal Child Support Guidelines and the Children’s Law Reform Act and cover issues such as:

  • Parenting time
  • Decision making
  • Child support
  • Spousal support
  • Property division

The team of divorce lawyers at Carpenter Family Law have extensive knowledge of the legislation and case law which helps determine judgments regarding issues that appear during separation and divorce.

Oakville, Halton, Hamilton and Peel residents can feel secure knowing that their divorce is being handled by a team which combines impeccable legal acumen with dignity and a human touch.

Request a free consultation by calling our office (905) 842-0635 or emailing katie@carpenterlaw.ca

The difference between divorce and separation

“What exactly is the difference between divorce and separation?” This is a common question asked of any divorce lawyer in Oakville, Halton, Hamilton, Peel and Mississauga or surrounding areas:

According to the Government of Canada Department of Justice:

  • Divorce: A divorce is when a court officially ends a marriage. Only legally married couples can divorce. The formal divorce permits parties to remarry and also has impacts with respect to estate law and other ancillary matters.
  • Separation: When a couple decides to live apart from each other because the relationship has broken down. The couple may be married, or may be unmarried but living together like a married couple in a common-law relationship.

Whether you are undergoing a divorce or a legal separation, the divorce lawyers at Carpenter Law can help resolve your situation efficiently and affordably.

Request a consultation with a divorce and separation lawyer in Oakville, ON

The first step towards resolving your legal dispute is to request a consultation with one of our divorce lawyers.

Request a free consultation by calling our office (905) 842-0635 or emailing katie@carpenterlaw.ca