Where possible, we always attempt to assist our clients in resolving their matters outside of court. However, we recognize that negotiated settlements are not always possible, and we are well equipped to assist you in navigating your way through court when that is required.
We recognize that facing the family court system can be intimidating and stressful. We work with our clients to demystify the legal process and to attempt to obtain the best result for you and your family as quickly and as cost-efficiently as possible.
Christopher J. Unruh has considerable experience representing clients in both the Superior Court of Justice and Ontario Court of Justice, and has achieved positive results for many clients at motions and trial.
We have brought many court applications on behalf of our clients, and have assisted clients in defending against court applications brought against them, relating to:
We recognize that circumstances can change that may require a court to reassess previous decisions or agreements made regarding parenting and support. We have experiencing bringing and responding to motions to change when required.
We have brought successfully obtained adoption orders in several matters, including for step-parent and family adoptions.
We have represented clients facing child support enforcement issues with the Family Responsibility Office, including seeking refraining orders to prevent driver's license suspensions and defending against default motions.
We recognize that for many people, the cost of having a lawyer represent you in court can be prohibitive. We regularly accept limited scope retainers to assist clients who choose to represent themselves at court but require some guidance or assistance along the way.
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