Kerry K. Gearin Family  Lawyer 

  Children First Family Lawyer ~ Kerry K. Gearin

Compassionate, Strong and Creative - For Your Peace of Mind

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Legal Services tailored to your needs from Self-help consultations to Legal Drafting to Full Representation


A few Links to Help Parents & Caregivers

Call 211 Community Info in Ontario 24/7 - 365 yr – for many government & community agency phone numbers and advice on which agencies to contact for your family needs

Just a few services listed here

Assaulted Women’s Helpline 24/7 practical ideas, support, referrals and brainstorming - Risk reduction and Safety planning   1.866.863.0511  or GTA 416.863.0511

Toronto Public Library - 416-393-7131 / TTY - 416-393-7030

Contact Library or check online for the MAP Program  - Museum & Arts Pass for you and your family to attend Toronto Museums and Arts for FREE

Some Interesting Links

Something Beautiful to Read – for Loving Parents POSITIVE DISCIPLINE - MANUAL ALL AGES

Gavin deBecker’s FREE Safety Risk Assessment – The MOSAIC

Why Children might not tell about Sexual Abuse - a brief article from expert Dr Ramona Alaggia

More to come ...


Legal Consultations - All Legal Services require HST [presently 13%] on Legal Fees. Disbursements additional.

Flat Fee Minimum up to 2 hours - $500 + HST

Balance of time can be applied to further services, such as legal drafting or representation.

Self-Help packages start at $500 + HST

Legal Drafting - $250 hour Minimum $500 , more typically starts at $1,500 + HST

Legal Drafting with Lawyer on the record starts at $3,000  + HST

Legal Drafting & going on record for more complex/urgent cases start between $6,000 - $10,000 + HST

Hourly Rates for Appeals - Family Law $400 hour -

Family Court or negotiations $250 hour

Corporate Lawyer for part of Family Law Case $400-$475 hour

* * * A Partial List of Legal Services * * *

Legal Appearances at Court - for conferences, motions, trials, appeals

Initial Consultations and Action Plans

Separation Agreements

Marriage Contracts

Mahr Agreements Before, During or after Marriage

Cohabitation Agreements

Correspondence to other party or their counsel

Casemanagement Plans

Legal Drafting

Application, Answer, Reply

Affidavit in Support of Custody & Access

Financial Statement, Net Family Property Statement & Comparison

Notice of Motion

Affidavit in Support of a Motion

Witness Statement/Witness Affidavit/Witness Statutory Declaration

Case Conference Brief

Settlement Conference Brief

Trial Management Brief and Conference Form

Support Enforcement Forms

Disclosure Requests

Information Requests

Legal Briefs/Factums

Appeal Documents, Notices, Factums, Plus

Plus + Various Court forms to help move your case in the direction you need