Sometimes, individuals choose to represent themselves in their Family Law matter, as is their right under the Family Law Rules. This alternative to retaining counsel might be tempting in light of the financial strain many Ontarians presently face. Family Law matters are incredibly draining on all involved, and these stressors are often exacerbated when opposite a self-represented individual. Our firm has expertise in addressing the additional considerations at play with respect to correspondence, knowledge of the Rules and noted case law, and conduct, when acting opposite a self-represented individual. It is always best to retain counsel to assist in navigating your Family Law matter. If your partner refuses to or does not have the means to retain counsel, we have experience in navigating the additional challenges associated with such matters.