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We understand that litigation is complex, confusing and overwhelming. To help you stay informed during this stressful time, the Law Offices of C. Richard Buck has created this helpful blog full of tips and other advice for people going through this process. 


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  • 05/10/2018 0 Comments
    Why You Should Have a Family Lawyer

    Family law proceedings can be complex and emotional. Whether you are dealing with divorce proceedings, custody agreements, child support, or other family law issues, hiring a law firm that focuses on family law can help you secure the best outcome for your case.

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  • 13/06/2018 0 Comments
    Explaining Child Custody in Waterloo

    When parents separate or divorce, they sometimes fight over child custody. In Waterloo and elsewhere, parents often confuse the terms custody and access, thinking that custody refers to both decision making and access. Custody actually means having authority for decision making over a child’s life (e.g., health, education, religion).

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  • 15/05/2018 0 Comments
    What Happens to Our Home When We Get Divorced?

    There are many loose ends to tie up during and after a divorce that may seem endless and burdensome. Specifically, you may be wondering what happens to your largest shared asset; your marital home. The family home holds a special, emotional attachment to both parties and their children and it can be a devastating process to get rid of a memory-filled home.

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  • 15/05/2018 0 Comments
    What You Need to Know About Child Support

    The emotional experience of a child going through divorce or separation of his/her parents is overwhelming. While parents may become engaged in a battle of finances and property division, the care of the child/children can be neglected.

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  • 19/10/2017 0 Comments
    Facts About Spousal Support

    A separation or divorce can be emotionally taxing and you may be uncertain about many aspects. You may be asking if you need to pay spousal support or if you are entitled to it? If so, for how long? When can you expect a review date or termination date? How do you get enforcement? What if you need to change the amount? C. Richard Buck can walk you through the process and answer these kinds of questions for you. He’s an experienced divorce lawyer in Kitchener and Waterloo.

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  • 29/03/2017 0 Comments
    The Property Rules Upon A Separation

    On a separation between spouses, the Net Family Property of the Parties is equalized further to the provisions of our Ontario Family Law Act. Except for jointly owned assets, the value of such property is determined at the valuation date or in other words, the date of separation. A separation occurs when one of the spouses determines that there is no reasonable prospect of continuing cohabitation. It only takes one. “Spouse” under the statute means legal spouses i.e. they are married to each other.

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  • 08/02/2017 0 Comments
    Tips You Should Know When Going Through a Separation or Divorce

    A separation or divorce can be a very stressful time in your life. Marriage breakdown increases the long-term risks of a heart attack, especially for women, according to a 2015 U.S. study from Duke University. Marriage breakdown also negatively impacts income, especially for women, and it can also adversely affect retirement savings and one’s credit rating. Additionally, children who grow up in families subject to separation or divorce are more likely to experience divorce as well in adulthood. Minimizing the effects of separation or divorce is critical for anyone going through it.

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