Frequently Asked Law Questions
Do I need a criminal lawyer?
This is a question that you may be asking yourself if you or someone you know has been arrested or accused of any type of crime. You may wonder whether now is the time to involve legal counsel or whether you need a criminal lawyer at all. If you’re in doubt, it’s best to seek legal advice even if you end up not requiring a lawyer throughout the duration of the case.
Filing for Divorce
Either party can file for divorce at any time, even before physically separating, but the decree, except in rare cases (adultery and cruelty), will have to wait until there has been a separation of at least one year.
How are Child Support Guidelines used?
Parents can use the guidelines to determine how much child support should be paid. They can agree on the amount themselves or with the help of a mediator or lawyer. If parents cannot agree on the amount of child support, it will be decided by the court according to the Federal Child Support Guidelines.
What are the grounds for Divorce?
There is only one ground of divorce, marriage breakdown, which is proven usually by one year of separation. Adultery and cruelty are also available to prove marriage breakdown, but these are rarely used and usually for tactical purposes only.
What's involved in retaining a lawyer?
When you have retained Richmond Nychuk Law firm to advise you regarding on one or more of the following matters: (a) Family Law Matters; (b) Litigation; (c) Wills and Estates; (d) Criminal Law; (e) Real Estate; One or more of our lawyers will be working on your behalf, based on their hourly rate.