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416 967 6111

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20 Eglinton W. #1305
Toronto ON, M4R 1K8

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Mediation & Arbitration

Cheryl Goldhart is an expert family law lawyer, mediator and arbitrator. Her years of experience and accreditations make her an expert in the field. She is efficient and fair.

Cheryl is solution focused. She works with parties and their lawyers to set goals, resolve issues and achieve results.

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Associates

Family Law

Cheryl Goldhart and the skilled team of lawyers at Goldhart & Associates will advocate strongly and strategize effectively on your behalf. The team is committed to assisting you move your case forward whether in negotiations, mediation, arbitration or litigation. Goldhart & Associates will use their expertise to guide you in achieving fair and just results.

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Goldhart

Mediation & Arbitration

Cheryl Goldhart is an experienced and accredited family law mediator and arbitrator. Cheryl is skilled in assisting parties reach resolutions in her role as mediator/arbitrator in all cases, including complex, high conflict, and high net worth cases. Cheryl provides a respectful environment and a proper process to assist in reaching a resolution or determination of the case.

In mediation, Cheryl creatively and thoughtfully guides parties and their lawyers to a fair settlement that is consistent with both parties’ objectives.

In arbitration, Cheryl utilizes her almost 30 years of experience in family law to fairly and carefully analyze and make a determination on the issues.

Cheryl is strongly devoted to assisting everyone (regardless of what stage they are at in their case) to reach a resolution as efficiently as possible.

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Associates

Family Law

Cheryl Goldhart and the team of lawyers at Goldhart & Associates work exclusively in the area of family law. They have the experience and dedication to assist clients achieve their objectives.

Goldhart & Associates handles all legal issues relating to family law including divorce, separation, cohabitation, property division, spousal support, child support, custody and access. They are also skilled at dealing with elite, high income, high-net and otherwise complex cases.

Goldhart & Associates draft various forms of agreements including marriage contracts, separation agreements and parenting agreements. They will always advocate strongly on behalf of their clients.

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Family Law Services

WHAT IS FAMILY LAW?

Family Law consists of finding a resolution to the various issues arising from the breakdown of your marriage/relationship including: divorce, separation, parenting plans, custody and access arrangements, child support, spousal support and the division of family property. Cheryl Goldhart and the team of lawyers at Goldhart & Associates practice exclusively in the area of Family Law and are all experienced in negotiating and litigating all issues arising from matrimonial disputes.

Marriage and Cohabitation

Marriage and Cohabitation

Divorce

Divorce

Custody and Access

Custody and Access

Child Support

Child Support

Spousal Support

Spousal Support

Property Division

Property Division

Enforcement

Enforcement

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Divorce

Marriage and Cohabitation

Marriage and Cohabitation Contracts are contracts made before or during cohabitation or marriage between married or unmarried spouses to organize their financial affairs and agree on what will occur upon a breakdown of the relationship or marriage. Goldhart & Associates will take the time to explain your options to you and to ensure you understand what you are signing and whether or not it’s fair. The lawyers at Goldhart & Associates will advocate on your behalf to ensure that your Marriage Contract or Cohabitation Agreement reflects your interests and provides certainty regarding your obligations in the event that the relationship ends.

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Divorce

Divorce

Divorce is a legal concept that releases you and your spouse from your marriage allowing a spouse to remarry. Obtaining a divorce is a relatively simple matter; however, all of the other related legal issues in a marriage breakdown such as: custody, access, child support, spousal support, and division of family property, require the expertise of a family lawyer. The lawyers at Goldhart & Associates will assist you in understanding your rights and moving your case forward to resolution.

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Custody and Access

Custody and Access

Custody relates to the authority to make decisions affecting the welfare of your child(ren) such as education, religion and health. Access relates to the residency arrangements for your child(ren) which can include various types of schedules that compliments the child(ren)’s best interest. These issues can often be emotional, high-conflict and complicated to resolve. The lawyers at Goldhart & Associates will assist you in understanding your rights and how to achieve a resolution that is the best interest of your child(ren).

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Child Support

Child Support

Children are entitled to child support pursuant to the law. Child support usually consists of a monthly amount of “table” child support and an additional amount towards special and extraordinary expenses (expenses not covered by the ongoing monthly “table” amount which are often referred to as “Section 7 Expenses”). This issue can be complicated by irregular or unknown incomes, very high incomes, people refusing to work to their full potential, and the child(ren)’s residential arrangements. The lawyers at Goldhart & Associates will assist you in understanding the law as it relates to child support and to quantify your child’s entitlement to support.

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Spousal Support

Spousal Support

Depending on the circumstances that existed during your marriage and at the time of its breakdown, you or your spouse may be entitled to spousal support. Spousal support is typically a monthly payment paid from one spouse to the other for a particular period of time. In certain cases, spousal support can be paid by way of a lump sum.

It can often be confusing to determine what spousal support you owe or should receive for several reasons, including difficulty identifying spouses’ incomes, disagreements on entitlement to support, and the changing state of the law. The lawyers are Goldhart & Associates will help explain the law as it relates to spousal support and provide you with the options and tools necessary to achieve a resolution on this issue.

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Property Division

Property Division

Married spouses are entitled to a division of their property on marriage breakdown called an equalization of net family properties. There is a particular formula provided at law which dictates how each spouse’s net family property is to be calculated so that the equalization payment can be determined. This issue can often be complicated by hidden assets, assets that are difficult to value (such as a business), high net-worth and a party’s failure to disclose what they own.

The lawyers at Goldhart & Associates are experienced both in assisting you in determining your net family property and in obtaining the information necessary from your spouse to complete the necessary calculations to ensure the property equalization payment is quantified.

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Enforcement

Enforcement

When there is an agreement or a court order that provides that a spouse or a child is entitled to support, that support must be paid. The agreement or court order may be enforced by a government agency called the Family Responsibility Office (FRO). The lawyers at Goldhart & Associates work with you to ensure you pay or receive the appropriate quantum of support.

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Dispute Resolution Methods

Learn About the Types of Dispute Resolution Methods

Marriage and Cohabitation

Negotiation

Goldhart & Associates always strive to resolve your case on an amicable basis. Negotiations can involve meetings, letter exchanges and conversations with the other lawyer aimed at resolving all issues. The lawyers at Goldhart & Associates always advocate strongly on your behalf in any negotiation to achieve a resolution that is consistent with your objectives.

Marriage and Cohabitation

Litigation

If an amicable resolution is not possible, it may be necessary to litigate in Court. Goldhart & Associates strives to help you navigate through the Court system expeditiously and efficiently. They will also provide the information you need to understand the process and the possible outcomes.

The lawyers at Goldhart & Associates are skilled in representing clients in Court and vigorously advocating for them.

Marriage and Cohabitation

Mediation

Mediation is a private and confidential process in which parties and their lawyers attempt to reach a resolution with the help of an experienced neutral third person. Cheryl Goldhart is an accredited Family Law mediator in Ontario, who skillfully represents clients and guides them through the process to reach a settlement consistent with their objectives.

Marriage and Cohabitation

Arbitration

Arbitration is the same as litigating in Court, except that Arbitration takes place in a private and confidential setting. The parties must agree to be bound by the decisions of the Arbitrator who is a neutral third person chosen by both parties, subject to appeal. The lawyers at Goldhart & Associates are skilled in representing clients at Arbitration and guiding them through the process to put forward their best possible case.

Contracts

Learn About the Types of Legal Contracts

Marriage and Cohabitation

What are Marriage and Cohabitation Agreements?

Marriage and Cohabitation Contracts are contracts made before or during cohabitation or marriage between married or unmarried spouses to organize their financial affairs and agree on what will occur upon a breakdown of the relationship or marriage. Goldhart & Associates will take the time to explain your options to you and to ensure you understand what you are signing and whether or not it’s fair. The lawyers at Goldhart & Associates will advocate on your behalf to ensure that your Marriage Contract or Cohabitation Agreement reflects your interests and provides certainty regarding your obligations in the event that the relationship ends.

Parenting Plan

What is a Parenting Plan?

A Parenting Plan sets out parenting arrangements for a child. This includes a schedule of the times each parent will spend with the child. It also includes information on who will make major decisions about education, medical care and so on. Your parenting plan needs to be in your child’s best interest, but it also needs to be practical. Goldhart & Associates can help you negotiate with the other parent to create a Parenting Plan that is workable.

Separation Agreement

What is a Separation Agreement?

A separation agreement is a legally binding contract created between two spouses, at the time of their separation. This contract sets out each party's rights on issues such as: child custody/access, property, debts and child/spousal support. Goldhart & Associates can help negotiate the terms of separation between you and your spouse and draft a fair agreement that will save both parties from further mental and emotional upheaval.

" Goldhart & Associates is the solution to your complex Family Law matter. "

- Cheryl Goldhart

Our Team

Goldhart & Associates

Administration and Legal Assistants

Melanie Grzybowski Melanie Grzybowski

Melanie Grzybowski

Accounts Administrator

(Assistant to Cheryl Goldhart)

cgassistant@goldhartlaw.com

Vena Robinson Vena Robinson

Vena Robinson

Legal Assistant

(Assistant to Samantha Chousky)

vrobinson@goldhartlaw.com

Allison MacLean Allison MacLean

Allison MacLean

Legal Assistant

(Assistant to Annie Noa Kenet and Sarah Troper)

amaclean@goldhartlaw.com

Chinyere Welsh Chinyere Welsh

Chinyere Welsh

Legal Assistant

(Assistant to Eric Sadvari)

assistant@goldhartlaw.com

Tessa Abraham Tessa Abraham

Tessa Abraham

Legal Assistant

(Assistant to Maneesha Mehra and Michelle Sample)

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" Goldhart & Associates will advocate strongly for you. So that you can move on with your life. "

- Cheryl Goldhart

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