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Matrimonial Home, Divorce and Ontario Family Law

It starts with the matrimonial home.

The success of your divorce settlement often depends directly upon how your matrimonial home is handled from the outset of your separation.

Resolution of the major issues in a divorce case, including child custody, spousal support and property division, can often flow directly from who has possession of the matrimonial home, usually the family’s largest asset, at the time of separation. Depending on whether or not you have left the matrimonial home, your lawyer may have an uphill battle in securing a settlement that is in your best interest. is a website established by Elliot S. Birnboim, an experienced family lawyer and senior litigation partner at the Bay Street, Toronto, law firm of Chitiz Pathak LLP. This website is dedicated to ensuring parties get early advice about how their rights may be affected by this crucial asset in a divorce.

With over two decades as an Ontario family lawyer and corporate-commercial litigator, Elliot provides strategic, results-driven solutions for people facing divorce in Toronto.

Get early and experienced advice.

A decision to move out of the matrimonial home can create an immediate disadvantage in your divorce.

Understanding your rights in the matrimonial home
early is crucial to ensuring that a fair
division of property occurs, and your child custody rights and your position on child or spousal support are secure.

We take these rights seriously, and we are committed to ensuring you have fully considered your legal options as soon as possible before or after a separation.

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Get in touch today at 1.800.648.7943 or 416-800-2573 for a free family law consultation. You can also use our
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