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             In family law, every family is unique, and every case must be handled accordingly. Once the subject of divorce or legal separation arises, your personal property, parental rights, children, assets, and so much more are at stake. It is crucial that you choose the right family lawyer in Ontario for you,  that will understand the importance of the matter to you and your family. 

             Sutton Law has vast experience in handling cases about Ontario Law, including but not limited to: Divorce, Separation, Custody & Access, Common Law, Adoption and Child And Spousal Support. We excel in personally guiding you through these complex legal processes, explaining each step. Whether you need legal advice or action, We are here to represent you and your unique needs. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.

Family Law Services

Family Law


Divorce and Separation are very stressful. Learn how our divorce lawyers in Ontario can help you through this difficult time. 

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Family Law


Discuss the terms of a separation agreement, and what you may be entitled to upon separation. 

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Family Law

Child Custody, Access and Support

Our Family lawyers can help you figure out the paperwork behind the custody of your children and access to them. 

Father and Child

Family Law


All the help you may need while filing all the documents necessary. Start a family. Make a new home for a child. Adopt now. 

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Family Law

Common Law

What are common law spouses? What are they entitled to? What is the difference between common law and married couples in face of the law?

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Our Complete Range of Family Law Services

At Sutton Law, we are dedicated to offering a wide array of family law services tailored to meet the challenges and intricacies that families encounter. Our aim is to safeguard your interests and ensure your tranquility. Here's how we can assist:

Divorce and Separation

The emotional and legal complexities of divorce or separation are profound. We're here to offer you expert support every step of the way.

  • Uncontested Divorce: For amicable separations, we streamline the process for a Simple Divorce or Joint Divorce, facilitating a smoother transition for everyone involved.

  • Contested Divorce: We provide strong legal advocacy in contested divorces, addressing issues like property division and alimony.

  • Separation Agreement: Customized to your specific needs, we create detailed separation agreements to protect your assets and parental rights.

  • Spousal Support and Alimony: Whether you're seeking or providing support, we work to ensure the terms are equitable.

  • Property and Asset Division: We specialize in the fair division of marital property, prioritizing your financial well-being.

  • Post-Divorce Modifications: As life evolves, so might your needs; we're here to help adjust your divorce agreements accordingly.

Child Custody & Support

Your children's welfare is our foremost concern.

  • Child Custody Arrangements: We fight for custody arrangements that best serve your children's interests.

  • Child Support Calculations: We ensure child support is calculated fairly and accurately.

  • Visitation Rights: We help establish visitation schedules that benefit your children's well-being.

  • Parental Relocation Consultation: We offer legal guidance on how moving can affect custody agreements.

  • Modification of Custody and Support Orders: As circumstances change, we're here to update your custody and support orders.


Embarking on the adoption process is a journey filled with hope and the promise of expanding your family. At Sutton Law, we understand the emotional significance and complexity of adoption. We're committed to guiding you through every step, ensuring a smooth and supportive experience.

  • Adoption Legal Services: Whether you're considering open, closed, international, or step-parent adoption, our team provides the legal expertise necessary to navigate the intricacies of the adoption process.

  • Legal Representation for Adoptive Parents: We offer comprehensive legal representation to prospective adoptive parents, addressing all legal requirements and proceedings to ensure the adoption is legally sound and in the best interests of the child.

  • Support and Guidance: Our approach is compassionate and personalized, recognizing the emotional aspects of adoption. We're here to offer support and guidance, helping you understand your options and the legal steps involved.

Our Service Areas

  • Ontario

  • Alberta

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  • When should I consult a family lawyer?
    You should consider consulting a family lawyer if you are contemplating divorce, need to negotiate spousal or child support, are involved in a custody or visitation dispute, are considering adoption, or need legal representation in any family law matter.
  • What does a family lawyer do?
    A family lawyer in Canada specializes in issues involving family relationships, such as divorce, child custody, and adoption, among others. They provide legal advice, represent clients in court, and draft important legal documents related to family law matters.
  • What is the difference between a contested and uncontested divorce?
    An uncontested divorce is where both parties agree on all terms of the divorce, including asset division, child custody, and support. A contested divorce occurs when there are disagreements on one or more of these issues, requiring negotiation or court intervention to resolve.
  • What is an FRO in Ontario?
    In Ontario, a "FRO" is a common term you will see in any family law book or any Ontario family law office, and it stands for Family Responsibility Office. It is an agency responsible for enforcing support payments. As a result, when spousal support or child support orders are filed with the FRO, the FRO becomes responsible for collecting and disbursing the support. The FRO does not deal with issues related to custody, access, or equalization payments. The FRO's role is to collect, distribute, and enforce support orders for children and spouses. If you have an issue regarding spousal or child support, require filling out forms or have a matter regarding the Family Responsibility Office, call us now at 647-492-4929, or book a free 30-minute appointment to discuss how our family lawyers at the Sutton Law office near you can help you with your case.
  • What is an FLA in Ontario?
    An FLA is another common term among family lawyers in Ontario. The legislation passed by the Ontario Legislature in 1990 is known as the Family Law Act. As it stands, it governs the rights of spouses and children in regards to property, support, inheritance, prenuptial agreements, separation agreements, and other family law matters. If you have any problems regarding settling in the division of property, custody of children, need to draft a separation agreement or any other family law matter, call us now at 647-492-4929 or book a free 30-minute appointment to discuss how our family lawyers at the Sutton Law office near you can help you with your case.
  • What are the Family Law Rules in Ontario?
    Family Law Rules is a codex of rules that the family law lawyers and any kind of family law offices across Ontario follow. It states which form you have to fill out and where to send them, as well as the procedures in the Ontario Family Court. If you have any questions regarding which forms you require to fill out or need advice on your matter, please call us now or book a free 30-minute consultation with our office in order to determine how the family lawyers at the Sutton Law office near you can best help you with your matter.
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