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Family Law Services

  • Negotiating and drafting marriage contracts and cohabitation agreements.
  • Negotiating and drafting separation agreements and parenting plans.
  • Mediating and arbitrating the dissolution of marriages and common law relationships.
  • Representing our family law clients at all levels of courts in Ontario
  • Assisting with all family law issues including:
    • Decision-Making Responsibility and Parenting Tim
    • Child Support;
    • Spousal Support; and
    • All property issues, including division of family homes, investments, pensions, business interests and trusts
  • Representing our clients during divorce proceedings.
  • Supporting inter-family adoptions
  • Succession Planning

When dealing with the breakdown of a marriage or common law relationship, it is easy to feel lost and unsure of what to do. Our team of family law lawyers works to understand your needs and endeavours to achieve a resolution through negotiation, mediation, arbitration or court proceedings. We are committed to providing couples and families of all types with individualized and thorough legal advice to help you navigate these complex and intensely personal matters. It is our practice to work hard to settle family law matters amicably where possible and rigorously litigate where necessary.

The lawyers of the SV Law Family Law Practice Group employ a team approach which allows us to tackle legal challenges of any size. Drawing on colleagues at the firm and strong relationships with other professionals; such as psychologists, accountants, and business and property valuators, our lawyers have the flexibility and experience to deal with complex family law issues. We are ready to assist you with any family law challenge you face because, unlike smaller firms, our team focuses on family law, giving them the opportunity to develop real expertise.

Our team is comprised of experienced lawyers and law clerks that are highly knowledgeable in all aspects of family law. We have argued cases at all levels of the Ontario Courts and are active in the legal community. You can trust the experts at SV Law to help guide you through this difficult time and to achieve resolution for you and your family.

Family Law Clerks / Assistants

Guelph Office

Samantha Sala

Clerk T. 519 837 2100 Ext. 237 E.

Justine Westendorp

Clerk T. 519-837-2100 x.362 E.

Kelsy LePage

Clerk T. 519-837-2100 x.254 E.

Fergus/Elora Office

Jessica Elliott

Clerk T. 519 843 1960 Ext. 122 E.