Family Law & Divorce

A white background with the letter t

Family Law And Divorce

Murphy Law Chambers is well-known for family law services. Our lawyers in Newmarket handle divorce, child protection, adoption and family mediation issues for clientele with diverse legal needs. When you seek out a lawyer to handle issues of such profound importance to you and your family, your lawyer needs to do it right.

For more than three decades, we have given people the advice and advocacy they need in a full range of family law proceedings. Whether your status as an involved parent is under threat, you are embarking on a difficult separation, or you are in a positive place in your relationship, we give you the services you need.

Comprehensive Practice To Meet Your Needs

If you have a legal issue that involves your family, chances are we have encountered it before. Among the services we provide to clients include:

  • Uncontested divorces — A court application to dissolve a marriage when all other matters are settled
  • Family court applications — Court proceedings to decide custody, access, support and property equalization when spouses cannot come to their own agreement
  • Child protection proceedings — We will help you legally if the Children’s Aid Society becomes involved with your family, including tribunal hearings by the Child and Family Services Review Board.
  • Cohabitation agreements — Written agreement signed by parties living together to resolve their rights and obligations during their cohabitation and upon separation
  • Marriage contracts — Written agreement signed by partners who are married or intend to marry to resolve rights and obligations during marriage and in the event the marriage ends
  • Separation agreements — Written agreement between the parties upon the breakdown of their relationship that resolves their rights and obligations, including issues of property equalization, support, custody and access
  • Adoption — All procedural paperwork to finalize an adoption
  • Family mediation — Private, confidential impartial mediation of disputes between parties

This is just a short list of our services. To learn more, we invite you to get in touch with us.