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My wife left our family home last September with our

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daughter.She has left me financially...
My wife left our family home last September with our daughter.She has left me financially responsible for all of the bills acquired during our relationship is there grounds for filling for divorce for abandonment?
JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: I am in Ontario Canada
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: No I was hoping to resolve our differences​ amicably but it doesn't seem that is what she wants.
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: We have been to 1mediation session she canceled on the second one and is now wanting to continue mediation.
Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Canada Family Law
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Family Lawyer: Legal Ease, Lawyer replied 8 months ago

I am sorry to hear this.

Abandonment is not a ground for divorce. But a one year separation is.

You can deal with the issues relating to your daughter, support and the division of assets now and can actually apply for the divorce now too but the judgment cannot be signed for the divorce until September.

Does that help as a starting point?

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Family Lawyer: Legal Ease, Lawyer replied 8 months ago

Is there anything more I can help you with at this point in time?

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