Welcome to the Tools section of Divorce the Smartway, your comprehensive resource hub for navigating the complexities of separation and divorce in Ontario.

Here, you’ll find a wealth of free legal advice resources, including innovative AI tools revolutionizing legal information, child support estimators, and spousal and child support mediation guides. We also offer unique tools like the Matrimonial Home Buyout Calculator and the Divorce Equalization Payment Calculator to help you make informed financial decisions.

Learn about the BIFF response method for dealing with high-conflict situations, explore the option of a simple divorce, and understand the process of a Desk Order Divorce.

With our mediation ground rules and intentions, we aim to provide support and guidance during these challenging times. Empower yourself with the knowledge and resources to make informed decisions for your family’s future.

AI in Legal Tech: Revolutionizing Legal Information

Discover free legal advice resources in Ontario to help you navigate the complexities of separation and divorce. Learn about various services, including legal information centers, hotlines, and pro bono clinics, designed to provide support and guidance during these challenging times. Empower yourself with the knowledge and resources to make informed decisions for your family's future.

AI in Legal Tech: Revolutionizing Legal InformationKen Maynard CDFA, Acc.FM

Matrimonial Home Buyout

Matrimonial Home Buyout Calculator In a separation or divorce proceeding, a spouse buyout occurs when one spouse keeps the family home and "buys out" the other ex-spouse's half of the property, and assumes [...]

Matrimonial Home BuyoutKen Maynard CDFA, Acc.FM

What is a Biff response in your Separation, Divorce and Family Law Case?

If you feel as though you're being attacked in an aggressive manner, the BIFF method may be the answer. BIFF stands for Brief, Informative, Friendly and Firm and this method to dealing with high-conflict people can be used by anyone, in any situation - but it does take practice.

What is a Biff response in your Separation, Divorce and Family Law Case?Ken Maynard CDFA, Acc.FM