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Diligent preparation by clients can cut legal costs: Tailor

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Diligent preparation by clients can cut legal costs: Tailor This article was originally published on AdvocateDaily.com (now closed down) on 15 November 2019. It is re-published in full below. By Paul Russell, AdvocateDaily.com Contributor To reduce billable hours in family law cases, clients need to be well prepared for meetings and respond in a timely manner to requests, says Mississauga family lawyer Deepa Tailor. “Provide your lawyer with all documents when requested to minimize the back and forth, and respond to emails or phone calls in a timely fashion, so the law office doesn’t have to follow up with you repeatedly,”…

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Seek informed divorce advice when dealing with autism issues

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Seek informed divorce advice when dealing with autism issues This article was originally published on AdvocateDaily.com (now closed down) on 8 November 2019. It is re-published in full below. By Paul Russell, AdvocateDaily.com Contributor Child support, custody, and access issues arising in a divorce become more complicated when a child of the marriage is on the autistic spectrum, says Mississauga family lawyer Deepa Tailor. “That condition adds a layer of complexity that other divorce files don’t have,” explains Tailor, managing director of Tailor Law Professional Corporation. “That is why it is critical for parents to consult with a legal professional who has experience in…

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Separation deals can be challenging in abusive relationships

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Separation deals can be challenging in abusive relationships This article was originally published on AdvocateDaily.com (now closed down) on 7 October 2019. It is re-published in full below. By Paul Russell, AdvocateDaily.com Contributor If allegations of domestic violence arise during a divorce, there is little chance a separation agreement can be reached without going to court, says Mississauga family lawyer Deepa Tailor. “Sometimes mediation and arbitration are not good options, especially if one side is alleged to be abusive,” says Tailor, managing director of Tailor Law Professional Corporation. “A lot of people tell me they want to negotiate a separation amicably —…

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Experience is vital to navigate complex financial matters

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Experience is vital to navigate complex financial matters This article was originally published on AdvocateDaily.com (now closed down) on 2 October 2019. It is re-published in full below. By Paul Russell, AdvocateDaily.com Contributor When dealing with equalization in family law matters that involve complex assets, make sure the right people are involved, says Mississauga family lawyer Deepa Tailor. “If there is a business or intricate finances in the equation, you need a family law lawyer — at the outset, not later — who has experience with these types of cases and can put together a financial record for the court,” says…

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Seek advice when considering change to support payments

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Seek advice when considering change to support payments This article was originally published on AdvocateDaily.com (now closed down) on 1 October 2019. It is re-published in full below. By Paul Russell, AdvocateDaily.com Contributor Payees and payors can apply for a change in spousal support if there is a material change in circumstances, but both sides should have legal counsel guide them through the process, says Mississauga family lawyer Deepa Tailor. “Family law is very case-law heavy, and you need someone who is able to craft a viable argument and present it to a court,” says Tailor, managing director of Tailor Law Professional…

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Parents should choose civility over confrontation: Tailor

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Parents should choose civility over confrontation: Tailor This article was originally published on AdvocateDaily.com (now closed down) on 2 July 2019. It is re-published in full below. By Paul Russell, AdvocateDaily.com Contributor Effective co-parenting requires communication and an agreement as to what will happenif there is conflict or even divorce, says Mississauga family lawyer Deepa Tailor. “Whenever I hear that a marriage is being torn apart by a contentious issue, the first thing that comes to mind is that the parties must try to make it less combative,” says Tailor, managing director of Tailor Law Professional Corporation. “Both parties have the ability…

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Deepa Tailor: not your typical old-school lawyer

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Deepa Tailor: not your typical old-school lawyer This article was originally published on AdvocateDaily.com (now closed down) on 17 May 2019. It is re-published in full below. By AdvocateDaily.com Staff Mississauga lawyer Deepa Tailor brings a fresh, progressive approach to what is traditionally thought of as a staid, old-school legal profession, and people are starting to notice. “Often the feedback I get is that I don’t come across as a lawyer,” she tells AdvocateDaily.com. “I’ve learned to take it as a compliment because I think what they mean is that I’m personable and empathetic. “When people come into our office, they can feel…

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Bencher candidate Tailor looks to bring ‘fresh perspective’ to LSO

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Bencher Candidate Tailor looks to bring ‘fresh perspective’ to LSO This article was originally published on AdvocateDaily.com (now closed down) on 15 May 2019. It is re-published in full below. By Tony Poland, AdvocateDaily.com Associate Editor Mississauga family lawyer Deepa Tailor says she is running for Law Society of Ontario (LSO) bencher because the “regulation of the legal profession should reflect the demographics of the lawyers within it.” Tailor, managing director of Tailor Law Professional Corporation, tells AdvocateDaily.com she wants to bring a “fresh perspective” to Convocation and provide a voice to recent calls to the profession. “I truly believe that somebody needs to be…

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