Separation & Divorce

Meet the Romanos: and learn how to budget your children’s expenses properly

Heather and Tony have recently divorced. During their separation negotiations, they incorporated a plan into their Separation Agreement to help them determine how much each parent would be responsible for contributing to special and extraordinary expenses for their children. These expenses could include:

  • • Sporting or Club fees (hockey, dance, etc.)
  • • Uninsured Medical Expenses, Counseling, Prescription Drugs
  • • School related fees (tuition, school supplies or school trips
  • • Religious Costs (ceremonies, trips or supplies)… Continue reading

Meet The Johnsons: and Find Out What It Means to be Financially Divorced

When Andrew and Janet divorced last year, they knew it would take time to learn how to support their respective and independent needs on one income. Unfortunately for Andrew, it took longer than he thought.

When Andrew and Janet were married, Andrew provided a healthy income to the family. However, Janet was the breadwinner. It was her income that mainly supported the family.

Once on his own, Andrew had to reestablish the financial aspects of… Continue reading

Guest Speakers Announced + Tickets Are Now On Sale!

Our first phase of guest speakers was announced today! The moderator for the main stage will be Kevin Frankish, who can be seen each weekday morning on “BT-BreakfastTelevision” and has been recognized repeatedly for his career achievements and community involvement.

For a list of current guest speakers please visit our “Speakers” tab! We have a variety of industry experts to help your family!

Tickets are now available on our website! You can purchase them directly… Continue reading

Meet the Smiths; and Learn About Their Fundamental Divorce Mistake

Separation and Divorce are rarely what Moms or Dads expect.

Some separations are functional, but dysfunction can ensue, particularly if you make this one fundamental mistake.  You fail to communicate.

If people don’t communicate well when they’re married, it’s unlikely that they will when they are apart.  But the good news is that communication is a skill that can be taught and learned, but it is hard work.

Most people learn to communicate… Continue reading

How You Can Join Other Families to Raise Awareness & Reduce Stigma

Sometimes the obvious escapes us.

Family Support Expo, “Solutions Waiting To Happen”, October 20 -21, 2012, at the International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, marks a new chapter in the family lives of Ontarians. More than 60% of Canadians struggle with three very personal and often frustrating challenges:

• Separation and divorce • Medical issues • Mental health issues.

These three problem areas affect so much: the smiles on children’s faces, the ability for Moms and Dads… Continue reading

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