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What is Hearty Law?

Hearty Law provides effective legal service related to all of your family law and employment law issues.

Whether you believe your ex-spouse is hiding assets to avoid support payments, or your ex-spouse is falsely accusing you of hiding assets, Hearty Law has the financial experience you need. Hearty Law negotiates, litigates and resolves all of your complex financial issues.

Also, experienced in employment law matters and professional discipline issues, Hearty Law is here to help during these difficult times.

Located at 555 Legget Drive, Tower A, Suite 304, Kanata, and serving Ottawa and surrounding areas, contact Hearty Law today at or ottawa@heartylaw.ca. Also serving Toronto and surrounding areas, contact Hearty Law at toronto@heartylaw.ca.

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Can I Appeal a Spousal Support Order in Ontario?
Calculation of Support Payments, Family Law
By Peter Hearty / October 1, 2020

Can I Appeal a Spousal Support Order in Ontario?

A spousal support order can be very costly. It is very difficult to overturn on appeal, so you need to...

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Child Support Payments and Undue Hardship in Ontario
Calculation of Support Payments, Family Law
By Peter Hearty / September 30, 2020

Child Support Payments and Undue Hardship in Ontario

Child support payments may cause undue hardship. There is a high burden to prove that child support payments ought to...

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RRSP Withdrawals Income for Child Support Purposes?
Calculation of Support Payments, Family Law
By Peter Hearty / September 29, 2020

RRSP Withdrawals Income for Child Support Purposes?

Federal child support guidelines provide a simple method in calculating child support. Determining income can be difficult. RRSP withdrawals are...

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Calculation of Child Support When a Parent is Underemployed
Calculation of Support Payments, Family Law
By Peter Hearty / September 28, 2020

Calculation of Child Support When a Parent is Underemployed

When a parent is deliberately underemployed, Ontario courts will impute an income which will be the amount that child support...

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Veterans Affairs Disability Pension Considered Income for Support Purposes?
Calculation of Support Payments, Family Law
By Peter Hearty / September 27, 2020

Veterans Affairs Disability Pension Considered Income for Support Purposes?

Veterans Affairs disability pensions can be a significant source of monthly income. Whether or not this amount needs to be...

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Can I Sell the Matrimonial Home During a Divorce in Ontario?
Divorce Property, Family Law
By Peter Hearty / September 26, 2020

Can I Sell the Matrimonial Home During a Divorce in Ontario?

One of the most often asked questions is what happens to the matrimonial home when a couple divorces. More succinctly:...

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Changing Primary Residence of Children Before School
Custody and Access, Family Law
By Peter Hearty / August 24, 2020

Changing Primary Residence of Children Before School

Changing the primary residence of the children is a difficult decision, especially immediately before school starts. If you believe the...

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Separated Parents Disagree – Back to School or Online School
Custody and Access, Family Law
By Peter Hearty / August 16, 2020

Separated Parents Disagree – Back to School or Online School

Recently, the Ontario government released information on the plans to return children to school. This has caused conflict between some...

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How to Get Overnight Access With Your Children
Custody and Access, Family Law
By Peter Hearty / August 9, 2020

How to Get Overnight Access With Your Children

When one parent leaves the matrimonial home, a common concern is how to exercise overnight access with the children. When...

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5 Pitfalls to Avoid When Seeking Sole Custody of Your Child
Custody and Access, Family Law
By Peter Hearty / August 3, 2020

5 Pitfalls to Avoid When Seeking Sole Custody of Your Child

Seeking sole custody of your child can be contentious when the other parent doesn't agree. Here are 5 pitfalls to...

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