Mark Epstein holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and a Bachelor of Laws. He began his legal career practicing personal injury law before increasing his expertise to include family law. He is trained in collaborative family law, a process dedicated to resolving family disputes through negotiation. Mark opened a law practice in Newmarket, Ontario, which has since expanded to include the surrounding regions. Mark and his team practice civil litigation with an emphasis on family law, real estate law, corporate law and commercial litigation, as well as wills & estates. Mark is a member of the York Region Law Association, York Collaborative Practice, Simcoe County Collaborative Practice, Toronto Collaborative Practice, and Newmarket Chamber of Commerce.
It shouldn’t be a surprise that getting involved in a divorce, separation, or other legal matter can quickly become an expensive issue, especially when there is a lot of disagreement and distance between the parties involved. This is because resolving disputes and protecting the interests of all parties involved requires an extensive amount of legal expertise and experience. But, is there anything I can do to help limit the cost of my legal fees?
You’ve just found out that a close friend or family member is getting a divorce. Naturally, you want to help out any way you can – perhaps by offering encouragement or advice. What are the do's and don’ts of lending a hand to a divorcing friend in need?