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We’ll help you reach a resolution

Personal relationships are the fibre of our community. We also recognize that those relationships change over time. Children get older, our goals may change, our needs may shift over time. Sometimes relationships can survive and even thrive throughout these changes, sometimes they can’t.

The breakdown of a marriage, union or domestic partnership is never easy. Your life will change in ways you probably never expected. Divorce and separation bring dramatic changes to a family’s lifestyle and routines. Much of the change concerns new living arrangements for the parties and the children. Finances are also impacted.

When a relationship breaks down, it’s important to be proactive and protect your family’s interests, as well as your own. Our team of lawyers will help you find the right resolution for your situation.

A Successful Divorce Starts with the right Lawyer

Our lawyers take the time to listen and understand your circumstances. We’ll answer all your questions, no matter how small, and walk you through your available pathways towards resolution. It’s our job to make sure you have the knowledge you need to make the right decisions for you and your family. We’re here to help.

Find The Right Lawyer For You

At CBE, we want to do right by you. Trust and communication and vital to the lawyer-client relationship. We want you to be comfortable with the family lawyer you hire.

That’s why we offer a free 30-minute consultation. Speak with one of our lawyers to see if you believe CBE is the right firm for you.

Family Law Services

Our team of lawyers provides a wide range of family law services, including:

  • Marriage and Cohabitation Agreements
  • Divorce and Separation Agreements
  • Collaborative Divorce
  • Child and Spousal Agreements
  • Child Guardianship and Parenting Plans
  • Parenting Coordination
  • Property and Debt Division
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Trials and Applications

We Know Family Law

Read a selection of our articles about how we approach family law cases.

What does a Spouse need to know before filing for divorce?

March 10, 2021

From a lawyer’s perspective, the first thing you need to know about a client that is considering filing for a divorce is whether or not they’re satisfied that the marriage is at an end. That is, really, the most important question. Sometimes people simply want advice as to generally what might happen if they did, […]

Can spouses prepare their own separation agreement?

February 25, 2021

Technically, spouses can prepare their own separation agreement so long as it is legally binding. Practically speaking, however, only the most simplistic cases should be handled without a lawyer. Separation agreements used to be quite simple, but in recent years they have become highly complex. The reason separation agreements have become more complex is that […]

How do you Resolve Family Custody Issues Around Holidays?

March 31, 2021

Dealing with holiday access to children is an important topic, which is why it’s prudent to deal with the matter well ahead of time, before any major holidays are on the horizon. Leaving it for the last two to four weeks is usually a bad idea because people plan their holidays well in advance.  Lawyers […]

Why Choose CBE?

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Thank you so much Tjammie for all your amazing organization of our moms estate – our meeting with Barry went very well on Friday !…thank you so much.

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Family and Divorce Lawyers At CBE

Divorce is a pivotal moment in your life and the life of your family. Prevent unnecessary conflict, identify solutions, and find the best path forward with the help of an experienced family lawyer. At CBE, our lawyers listen to your needs and concerns. From there, we’ll lay out your options and advise you on the best way to proceed.

Trust and communication is vital to the lawyer-client relationship. We want you to be comfortable with the family lawyer you hire. That’s why we offer a free 30-minute consultation. Speak with one of our lawyers to see if you believe CBE is the right firm for you.

Book a 30-minute Consultation

Talk with one of our lawyers and see how we can help resolve your legal matter.