SMP Law – Language and Law

Parenting arrangements have been historically referred to as custody and access. There has been much confusion about what custody and access means to parents and families and often these terms are used incorrectly.

SMP Law’s Client is Awarded over $80,000 in Total Cost!

SMP Law wins Court of Appeal case and SMP Law’s client is awarded over $80,000 in total cost! SMP Law was successful in arguing that our client was entitled to an unequal division of the matrimonial property due to the short length of the parties’ marriage.

Courts and COVID-19

Many people are inquiring about what to do with a scheduled court date now that the courts are operating so differently due to COVID-19. What do you do in the meantime until as the courts sort out when to go back to a regular schedule? These are all important questions.

COVID-19 has Suspended my Supervised Access! What Happens Now?

Supervised access with families is based on having access to a location for a visit, typically a supervised access centre and the employed supervisors that are there to assist and monitor the visits. With everything being shut down for at least a two week period, what happens to scheduled supervised access visits?

You’re Not Taking My Dog!

So you have separated.... who gets the pets? Separating from your spouse is complicated.  There is a lot to figure out but more and more often SMP Law has been dealing with the issue of what happens with the pets.
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