Posts Categorized: Separation tips

What happens to insurance policies after separation? – Boutet on Advisor.ca

A common way to secure an ongoing financial obligation after divorce is through life insurance. The death benefit is typically based on the amount and duration of the support obligation, which does not have to equal the entire value of

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Business Advisors can be the ‘Voice of Reason’ in a Divorce

Trusted advisors such as accountants and lawyers can play a key role in minimizing the potential negative impact of a divorce within a family business. Referring clients to the right family law lawyer could mean the difference between a divorce

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Newly Separated Over the Holidays – Boutet on 680 News

Nathalie Boutet on 680 News with advice for newly separated parents over the holidays.

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Holiday tips for the newly separated – Nathalie Boutet on NewsTalk 1010

Nathalie Boutet on NewsTalk 1010 offering holiday survival tips for separated parents on how they can maintain the spirit of the holidays while holding it together.

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Having an Affair – The Ashley Madison Leak

The Ashley Madison leak is sending ripples of fear through millions of people right now. Whether you used the site or have a suspicion that your spouse has, here are some tips on how to start an open and honest

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Tackling the New School Year as a Newbie Divorcee – Nathalie Boutet in Huffington Post

With the new school year around the corner, parents who are facing separation or divorce often find this a very contentious time for themselves and their children. In addition to the painful process of undergoing a separation or divorce, starting

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Divorce Myths Debunked

There are many common misconceptions when it comes to the topic of divorce that families may not be aware of. Nathalie Boutet, Family Law Lawyer, Conflict Resolution Specialist and Accredited Mediator can speak to the following myths vs realities when

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The Co-Parenting Guide to Traveling After Separation – Nathalie Boutet on The New Family

Nathalie is featured in an article on The New Family, discussing her best tips for travelling with your children after separation. Read the article here.

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Family Law and Home Ownership – Nathalie Boutet on CFRA Radio

Nathalie Boutet on CFRA Radio discussing how family laws apply to home ownership. She describes some of the elements people should know before buying a house together.

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Plan a Summer Move with Less Stress

Great article on tips for parents who are moving to a new house post separation. Visit Collaborative Practice Toronto to read.

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Travelling with Kids Post Separation

Travelling with your children post-separation requires some thinking and planning to avoid some common pitfalls. It’s not uncommon for parents to notice behaviour differences in their children when they return from a trip with their other parent. This can be

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Separating is Hard – Don’t Go Through Your Separation Alone

Divorce can be a painful and difficult process for everyone involved. Especially for children who are often caught in between the strong emotions of their parents. Parents need to balance feelings of anger, sadness and – often – fear with

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Be upfront with ex-spouse about dating after divorce

Maturity, respect, and rising above emotions are all key elements to a smooth transition into dating after divorce, Toronto family lawyer Nathalie Boutet said on a recent edition of What She Said! Watch Video Boutet joined hosts Kate Wheeler and

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Dating after Divorce

The majority of divorced Canadians find relationships again, often remarrying. For anyone dating for the first time after their marriage has ended, the decision on when and how to introduce a new partner to the children is a tough one.

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After Separation, Deciding on Extra Curricular Activities for the Kids Can be Difficult

With summer camp registration well underway, not to mention decisions on how to spend summer vacation, it’s the families facing separation or divorce that often find this a really contentious time. While extracurricular activities require commitment from the kids, they

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Supporting Employees through Divorce – Nathalie Boutet in Workplace Today

Today virtually everyone brings their personal life to work, whether it be through their smartphone or social media. This trend makes it even more important that organizations provide the tools to empower their employees to deal effectively with the workplace

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Holiday Tips to Families Thinking of Separating or Who Have Separated

The spirit of the holidays is all about Family. But what happens when that family is in the middle of a major change or a marital breakdown? While we often hear that January is ‘Divorce month’ because married couples try

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Advice for Grey Divorces – Nathalie Boutet in Divorce Magazine

“If you’re more than 60 years old and divorcing, collaboration or mediation are your best hopes of preserving your family’s finances.” Nathalie writes in Divorce Magazine on subject of divorce among older couples. Read the full article.

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Saving your health when emotional stress is caused by a failed relationship

In the fast pace of modern society, the emotional and physical stress on families has progressively increased. Factors that contribute to emotional and physical stress include: • The pressures of globalization, the feminization of the workforce, the impact of emerging

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How To Get Through a Break-up – The 5 Stages of Grief

People who separate will often experience very strong emotions that will at times feel unmanageable. This is very similar to the grieving process where people feel deep feelings of loss and grief. They don’t know how to get through a

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Neuroplasticity and Family Law – Toronto Family Law Lawyer Shows Clients How to Begin Emotional Healing

Neuroplasticity is the new buzz word all over the world. Neuroplasticity is the brain’s property to change or modify its structure and its function through mental experience. It was once assumed that around adulthood, the brain became fixed and we

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How To Tell Your Spouse You Want A Divorce – You Can Separate On Good Terms

Unhappy marriage? Thinking of leaving your spouse? Trying to figure out how to plan for a divorce on good terms? If you are leaving your spouse you are probably wondering how to tell your spouse you want a divorce and

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