Mr. D. Larry Segal is an experienced negotiator and trial lawyer, who has represented clients with multiple and complex Family Law issues that include: Custody, Access, Parental Alienation, Child Support, Spousal Support, Imputing Gross and Business Income, Division of Net Family Property/Equalization, Business Valuations, Pension Issues, Matrimonial Home Issues, Marriage Contracts, Separation Agreements, and many other difficult issues and cases; with an innovative results oriented approach.

In addition to Mr. D. Larry Segal’s over 20 years of legal experience, he also holds a Master of Social Work Degree, a Bachelor of Psychology Degree, and he was a practicing Social Worker and Therapist for several years prior to entering the field of law. Mr. D. Larry Segal brings these experiences and skills with him in providing a unique personal approach, with a tenacious representation of his clients.

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Divorce
When am I entitled to obtain a Divorce?
What documents do I need to obtain a Divorce?
What if I was married in another country?
Can my spouse prevent me from getting a Divorce?

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Separation
When does a Legal Separation start?
What does Valuation Date mean?
Should I leave the Matrimonial Home or Family Residence?
What happens to our bills and who pays upon Separation?

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Property Division
What does Joint Property mean?
What about my property that I paid for?
What about property I brought into the relationship?
What about my pension, my business, my family trust and inheritance?

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Spousal Support
How is Spousal Support calculated?
How long would I receive or how long would I have to pay Spousal Support?
When would I start to receive or start to pay Spousal Support?
What if I earn some income or my income changes?

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Child Support
How is Child Support calculated?
How long would I receive or how long would I have to pay Child Support?
When would I start to receive or start to pay Child Support?
What if I earn some income or my income changes?
Who pays for Extraordinary Expenses and how does it get calculated?

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Custody
How do we decide who has Custody?
What does Sole, Joint, Shared, and Split Custody mean?
What if we disagree on parenting issues?
Which parent makes decisions?

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Access
Who decides the schedule of time spent with the children?
When can the child decide how much time he/she wants to spend with a parent?
Am I permitted to take my child on vacation, leave the country, and go on short trips in general?
How do holidays and special occasions get shared?

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Common Law
What does Common Law mean?
When does it start?
Are there property issues if we separate?
Are there Child and Spousal Support issues if we separate?

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Marriage Contracts
Why should I consider a Marriage or Prenuptial Contract?
When is the best time to have it completed?
What am I able to put in a Marriage Contract?
Can a Marriage Contract be set aside and on what grounds?

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Co-Habitation Agreements
When should I negotiate and draft a Co-Habitation Agreement?
When is the best time to have it completed?
What am I able to put in a Co-Habitation Agreement?
What happens if we get married some time after signing the Co-Habitation Agreement?
Can a Co-Habitation Agreement be set aside and on what grounds?

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Separation Agreements
When should I negotiate and draft a separation agreement?
What can I negotiate and are there any limitations in what we can decide?
What happens if a spouse refuses to negotiate a separation agreement or refuses to sign?
Can a separation agreement be set aside and on what grounds?

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Restraining Orders
What does it mean under Family Law and when would I be able to obtain a restraining order, under what grounds?
Who enforces a restraining order?
How long does a restraining order stay in force?
How do I have a restraining order withdrawn?

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Enforcement of Orders
What happens when someone is in breach of an Order or in Contempt of an Order?
How do I get my Support Order or other Family Law Order enforced?
Who pays for the enforcement?
Which court deals with enforcement?

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Adoption
How do I adopt a child, what steps need to be taken?
How do I adopt my step-child?
How do I adopt a child from another country?
What rights do adopted children and birth parents have with regards to birth information?

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Children’s Aid Society (CAS) Issues
What do I do when the Children’s Aid Society (CAS) want to speak to me or my child?
Do I have to let them in my home?
Do I have to sign documents that I am given by them to disclose information about my family and child/children?
What is a Voluntary Agreement?
What does a Supervision Order mean?
What does Society Wardship mean?
What does Crown Wardship mean?
What are my rights if the Children’s Aid Society takes away my children?
What are my child/children’s rights?

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Variation of Orders & Agreements
How do I change terms in an Interim and/or a Final Order?
Can I change terms in a Separation Agreement?
Do I have to go to Court?
Do I need the Consent of my ex-spouse?

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Grandparents' Rights
Do Grandparents have an independent right to see their grandchild/children?
Can Grandparents have a formal schedule to spend time with their grandchildren?
Can an Agreement be drafted to set up a formal Access Schedule?
Is Court required?

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Family Responsibility Office Issues
Do we have to use the Family Responsibility Office?
What happens if we do and what happens if we do not?
Who pays for the Family Responsibility Office to enforce a support or payment order?
Can the Family Responsibility Office actually obtain an order to suspend my driver’s license or put me in jail, if I do not pay the Court Order amount of support or payment?

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Appeals
When am I able to appeal an Interim or Final Court Order?
Am I able to Appeal an Arbitration Award or Order?
What grounds are needed to make an Appeal?
What level of Court is required?
What happens if I am successful and what happens if I am not?

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Paternity Tests
When can I get one?
What if my partner refuses?
Are the results always accurate?
Who pays for it?
What are the rights of each Party and the child, when the child is born?

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Annulments
When can I obtain an Annulment?
What are the grounds?
Do both Parties have to agree?
Do we have to go to Court?

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Alternate Dispute Resolution ADR
When is it appropriate to use?
What is considered Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanisms?
Who chooses?
Who pays?

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Mediation & Arbitration
When is it appropriate to use Mediation and Arbitration?
What is the difference between Mediation and Arbitration?
How do we set up the process to choose a Mediator or Arbitrator?
Who pays?

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Collaborative Family Law
What does it mean?
When can we start?
Do we use lawyers?
Do we go to Court?

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