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Family Law

Family Law

Helping individuals, couples and families shape their future.

Our Family Lawyers understand that every client and every situation is unique. We also understand your necessity of a legal team who is experienced with the complicated laws that affect your family. These areas include marriage, domestic partnerships, divorce, separation, and issues affecting children. Our skilled family lawyers at Scott Furlong Ford recognize the complexity and sensitivity of family issues and law. Our clients depend upon us to provide practical advice and cost efficient solutions, that them and their families focus on shaping their future and moving forward.

When a couple has decided on divorce, the resultant challenges that arise may include custody of the children, child support, contact with the children and visitation, parental responsibility, spousal support and property division. All of this can feel overwhelming even on the most agreeable terms. With compassion and focused attention on client needs and goals, our family lawyers make it a priority to inform our clients about the laws and legal processes pertinent to their situation.

The family lawyers at Scott Furlong Ford have extensive conflict resolution experience and we are proud of our ability to identify opportunities to resolve disputes out of court. If litigation is necessary when representing clients in family law matters, The Scott Furlong Ford law firm will be decisive and swift when protecting the interests of our clients in court.

Our family lawyers, supported by experienced paralegals and legal staff, advise and represent clients on sensitive family matters related to marriage, including:

  • Property division
  • Prenuptial and post-nuptial marriage agreements
  • Common law couples
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody
  • Access and visitation including children of prior marriages
  • Children’s Aid Society Proceedings
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Collaborative Family Law
  • Collaborative Divorce
  • Spousal Support
  • Property division (For Married Couples)
  • Property division (For Common-Law Couples)
  • Cohabitation Contracts
  • Marriage annulments

The Scott Furlong Ford family lawyers service clients throughout the areas of Oshawa, Bowmanville, Whitby, Pickering and the greater Durham Region.

Members of our family law group include:

R.J. Ford
Mathew H. Hilbing
Allan W. Furlong