Once you've made the difficult decision to separate from your partner or file for divorce, you will require the assistance of legal representation. C. Richard Buck is a family law and divorce lawyer who uses his years of experience to provide expert representation and advice in family law disputes, with an emphasis on more complex and involved financial issues. As an experienced law firm in Waterloo, our lawyer, Richard conducts cases in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice all over southwestern Ontario – from Windsor to Kingston, and Simcoe to Barrie. Richard utilizes the services of qualified real estate appraisers, business valuators, accountants and forensic experts where necessary.
Property Division & Spousal Maintenance
The emphasis in Richard’s practice is primarily higher-end property division and spousal support matters. He has represented wealthy clients for decades and very much enjoys obtaining the best net financial result possible for all of his clients. Richard has conducted significant cases in litigation in the Superior Court of Justice, within the Mediation and Arbitration process, and also in the negotiation of separation agreements, cohabitation agreements and marriage contracts. Richard enjoys highly complex financial cases whether pertaining to net family property division under the Ontario Family Law Act or the spousal support cases (periodic and lump sum) pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Divorce Act.
Richard has experience in cases ranging from several hundreds of thousands of dollars, to those cases involving tens of millions of dollars or more. Richard conducts spousal maintenance and child maintenance cases ranging from several thousands of dollars per month to over 25,000 dollars per month in spousal and child maintenance awards. Richard has also conducted cases involving lump sum maintenance awards from under 100,000 dollars to approaching one million dollars.
In addition to his litigation practice, Richard negotiates marriage contracts, separation agreements and cohabitation agreements to resolve property issues, alimony issues, child custody and access and child maintenance issues. As an experienced family lawyer, Richard understands that these matters can be difficult situations for many families and he treats all clients with the respect and compassion they deserve. At his law firm in Waterloo, each client is given the time they need to fully understand their legal situation and the options available to them.
Richard is also skilled in the representation of clients who prefer to mediate or arbitrate issues with a qualified mediator / arbitrator.
For family law and divorce disputes legally resolved efficiently, quickly and cost effectively, contact the office of C. Richard Buck to arrange a meeting.
Areas of Focus
Richard Works on Cases Dealing With: