AP Family & Divorce Lawyers
Our Family Serving Yours
If you are just starting research into immigration, family, or real estate lawyers and feel like you are extremely overwhelmed with all of the complexities of different practice areas, legal fees, availability of services, and the time spent – you are not alone.
Fortunately, AP Lawyers is here to help take all the complexities out of obtaining the information you need to make sound legal decisions. When it comes to immigration law, we are ranked as one of the top advisors and law firms in Markham.
When it comes to family law, we are one of the top-rated family law firms in Markham. Why we are top-rated is because we take the time to understand each of our clients’ situations are unique to their specific lives.READ MORE
In the past, the only choice people had was to rely on traditional legal services. This is where every client pays the same legal fees regardless of the complexity of their cases or the types of legal services they require.
At AP lawyers, we have changed this process so that our legal fees fit specifically with our client’s cases and needs. This helps avoid costly legal representation when possible and helps save our clients time and money.
We have dedicated lawyers who focus primarily in each of our practice areas. Our goal is to help our clients avoid having to turn to self-representation and risk the outcomes of their legal matters. We have seen this happen before and this is why we are here to help provide a new way of hiring immigration, family law, and real estate lawyers in Markham.
Markham Family & Divorce Law Services
First off, you do not need to show that the other person was at “fault”, so long as you have been living separate and apart and there is no possibility of reconciliation, you can apply for a divorce.A divorce most commonly requires a year of separation before it can be granted...
Parenting and contact orders were formerly known as child custody and access orders. This change was made on March 1, 2021, to better reflect the nature of the orders and what they define. A parenting order is a court order that determines who is responsible for making decisions for the minor children...
Whether you are planning on filing for divorce or were in a cohabitating relationship, once parents separate, support for minor children is an issue that needs to be dealt with quickly. During the separation, children will likely spend more of their time with one parent than the other...
What is spousal support in the eyes of the law, spousal relationships are essentially financial partnerships. Accordingly, when a relationship ends through divorce or separation one party may be required to assist the other through financial support – legally referred to as spousal...
Physical separation is not a prerequisite. In Ontario, separation is recognized even though the parties continued to live in the same home. The best-case scenario at the end of a relationship is entering into a Separation Agreement, which articulates the parties’...
Commonly referred to as a ‘prenup,’ a marriage contract, under section 52 Family Law Act, is an agreement outlining the terms parties have agreed to usually on how to resolve certain issues on a breakdown of the marriage.It will usually address how you and...
When parties who are parents of minor children separate or divorce, it is important that they articulate their agreement on how they will co-parent following separation or divorce.The terms they agree to are then written in a document called a parenting plan. Parenting plans...
Independent Legal Advice
It is important to get independent legal advice prior to agreeing to a settlement or signing off on a domestic contract.At AP Lawyers, we respect the parties’ right to negotiate a “fair” settlement and our goal is to ensure that our clients make informed decisions. In other words...
Equalization & Division Of Property
Under the Ontario Family Law Act, divorced or separated partners are entitled to an equalization of their net family properties. The person with the higher net worth pays to the other, half the difference in their networth.At a consultation with AP Lawyers we start by reviewing...
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Quick Question & Advice
Understanding your legal rights can be confusing. There are many peaks and valleys when it comes to family law…
The Separation Agreement Template is perfect for your situation if you and your ex-spouse or common-law...
Value Billing Option – Because “All Legal Needs Are Not Created Equal”
Our value billing model includes a buffet of services whereby you can pick and choose exactly how much lawyer involvement you want.
AT AP Lawyers, We have a set of core values that are aimed at providing client-focused legal solutions. This is not just a fancy catchphrase and we have gone to great lengths to define what it means to us as a Firm. In short, at AP Lawyers we believe we are redefining the practice of law.
WHAT IT MEANS TO US TO BE #1 IN CLIENT CARE
We are a compassionate team, recognizing that our clients don’t always come to us at the highest points in their lives.
We leverage technology to provide our services conveniently to our clients. We also offer extended our office hours.
With a team behind our clients they can trust that their work will be completed quickly and accurately.
Everyone deserves respect. Plain and simple.
in working to achieve our client’s objectives.
We are always honest in managing our client’s expectations.
We are responsible with our client’s resources and are always fair and transparent in our billing practices.
We are constantly innovating. Thinking of faster and better ways to meet our client’s legal needs, while keeping costs lower.