1836 Bathurst Street  Toronto, Ontario  M5P 3K7

416 489 8890  steve@benmor.com

Expertise, leadership & excellence you can count on.


Divorce is difficult, confusing and stressful. There is one critical first decision to make: choosing the one professional who has the knowledge, expertise and professional excellence to settle your family affairs. Steve Benmor has spent the last 20 years advising and representing separated spouses, and achieving positive outcomes for them and their families.


For Steve Benmor, our divorce lawyer, each case is carefully managed with his multi-disciplinary team of experts to resolve the parenting issues and financial consequences of separation.


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Guide to Money & Divorce

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Money and Divorce

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  • How will our property be divided?
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Steve Benmor

Steve Benmor

Steve Benmor is a recognized divorce lawyer, family mediator, arbitrator, speaker, writer and educator. Mr. Benmor has worked as lead counsel in many divorce trials, held many leadership positions in the legal community and has been regularly interviewed on television, radio and in newspapers as an expert in Family Law. As 1 of Toronto’s 34 Certified Specialists in Family Law, as 1 of Canada’s 51 Fellows of the prestigious International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and as a Master of Laws in Family Law...

separation & divorce

When you decide that you want to leave your partner, there are many legal issues that need to be addressed. Whether you are in a marriage or you have been living together in a common-law relationship, a separation will be the first step towards dissolving your relationship and legal ties.

Changing your legal status from married to divorced, however, requires careful planning.  You need to have a good understanding of the different options available to you, given your family’s unique situation.

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Parenting Plans

The break-up of a relationship is a critical time for your children.  They will feel emotional, scared and unstable. As a parent, it is your responsibility to ensure that their lives are secure and stable.  This is when you need to ensure that you understand your legal rights as a parent.

Steve Benmor and his team of divorce professionals will help you establish a new dynamic as a separated parent and ensure that your child's best interests are the primary concern.

Mr. Benmor will educate you about your rights, your options and how to tailor a plan to meet your family’s needs and protect your children.

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child & spousal support

One of the questions that cause spouses the greatest level of stress is the fear of their future financial situation. Will you be able to keep the house? Will you be able to continue using your credit cards? Will you be able to afford living the same lifestyle you lived before? Will your children be able to go to the same schools and enroll in the same activities as before?

These are all good questions that fall under the category of child support and spousal support. Steve Benmor and his team of divorce professionals have been advising clients on support and settling their cases for over 25 years.

Mr. Benmor will analyze your personal situation and provide you with clear and concise answers so that you can anticipate your future financial situation.

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property division

During marriage, many families accumulate assets such as real estate, cars, home furnishings, pensions, RRSP’s, and even debts and loans. All these items need to be addressed at separation.

One of the most common mistakes that people make with their finances during divorce is not being well informed and not given legal advice until it is too late. Making sure you understand your legal rights is essential to your financial security.

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alternative dispute resolution

Divorce court is not your only option. There are many alternatives to settling your divorce out of court.

Alternative Dispute Resolution (also known as ADR) includes services such as Mediation, Arbitration, Parenting Coordination, Divorce Coaching and Collaborative Family Law. Mr. Benmor is licensed, Certified and accredited in all such services.

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ourteam

The team of professionals at Benmor Family Law Group possesses the unique skills and sensitivity to achieve success for their clients. Any person faced with divorce or separation must be able to find a team of professionals who are committed, determined and experienced to negotiate the most favourable settlement for their client, or, if necessary, forcefully advocate their client's rights in court.

aboutour firm

Our Mission Statement:  For over 25 years, Steve Benmor and his team of divorce professionals have successfully helped his clients stay out of divorce court, keep their costs down, avoid conflict and reachan amicable divorce settlement.

Our Vision:  Steve Benmor and his team of divorce professionals believe that the most important things in life are family, children and having healthy relationships. They are concerned with the hardship that parents and children endure at the end of a marriage. Their every action is to protect their clients and plan for their happy future. The qualities that motivate the group are compassion, integrity, expertise and confidence. Each client is part of the team and together, they navigate their life transition with regular communication, empathy, clarity, transparency and hope. The team’s knowledge, expertise and hard work ethic has been demonstrated for over 25 years.

ourblog

Steve Benmor
October 15th, 2019

What happens in a divorce when one parent is an alcoholic?

There are many different reasons why people separate. One of the top reasons is alcoholism. In cases where one spouse is suffering from alcoholism, also known as Alcohol Use Disorder,… View More

Steve Benmor
October 7th, 2019

Why do you need a Separation Agreement?

Many people who separate do not understand what legal steps need to be taken in order to conclude their marriage. In Ontario, there are two ways to achieve a divorce… View More

Steve Benmor
August 20th, 2019

How to get through a divorce without going broke.

Nobody plans to divorce. There is no such thing as a savings plan for divorce. Financial advisors rarely recommend strategies to prepare their clients for divorce. For almost everybody, divorce… View More

Steve Benmor | October 15th, 2019

What happens in a divorce when one parent is an alcoholic?

There are many different reasons why people separate. One of the top reasons is alcoholism. In cases where one spouse is suffering from alcoholism, also known as Alcohol Use Disorder,… View More

Steve Benmor | October 7th, 2019

Why do you need a Separation Agreement?

Many people who separate do not understand what legal steps need to be taken in order to conclude their marriage. In Ontario, there are two ways to achieve a divorce… View More

Steve Benmor | August 20th, 2019

How to get through a divorce without going broke.

Nobody plans to divorce. There is no such thing as a savings plan for divorce. Financial advisors rarely recommend strategies to prepare their clients for divorce. For almost everybody, divorce… View More

ourreviews

Paul Goldenberg

January 2019

“I really can't say enough good things about Steve Benmor and his team. Divorce is never an easy process to go through however, he was very kind, understanding, and extremely supportive - often times going above and beyond his role as my advocate. As an advocate, he made sure that I stayed focused on what was important and offered me the right amount of perspective and insight at the right time so that I could come up with as positive of a resolution as possible. Steve and his staff also made sure that I kept cost to a minimum so that the what can be a very expensive endeavor, remained reasonable. I do credit Steve, Marigona, and Cris with ensuring that I stayed true to myself, my beliefs, and my integrity throughout the entire process.”

Ted Winiarz

January 2019

“From the moment I walked into BFLG office, I felt a sense of calmness as I was greeted by Cris and the staff. I came into the office under tremendous stress from my marriage breakdown. They had settled me down and then I was introduced to Steven. After reviewing the details of my situation, he asked me how I would like to proceed, and immediately responded by saying I want this, that, the other thing and a quick divorce. Well, Steven quickly gave me a dose of reality(in a positive way) I was not prepared for. During our meetings, I quickly realized that Steven is a very intelligent and knowledgeable Family Law specialist. He is a very tactical thinker who knows how to deal with the conflicting issues very efficiently. Steven is a strategically aggressive, no nonsense type of Family Lawyer whom I would highly recommend to represent me as my Legal Council. I was truly impressed with Steven’s performance during my ordeal, and have nothing but the utmost respect for him and the BFLG team.”

C.M.L

January 2019

“I could not be any happier that I chose Steve and his team to represent me in my divorce. It was a very complex and high conflict case. I found Steve to be respectful, knowledgeable, and patient when he had to educate me on realistic expectations under different circumstances. I really appreciate how he strategized my case by paying close attention to details that proved critical to the endurance of the court’s decisions. Steve committed his talent and expertise to safeguard my future - I highly recommend him.”

Rinat Sultanovich

January 2019

“Steven and his team are outstanding. They are knowledgable and attentive in every aspect of the process. Steven and his team handled my complex and high conflict divorce for over 2 years."

Joann TM

January 2019

“We found Steven Benmor through recommendation from our previous lawyer. His office and staff are (Cris and Marigona) highly professional and responsive. After his careful review and understanding in my partner's case he did his best to solve the case in cost-effective way (although the respondent was not cooperating). In court my partner was represented better, we appreciate every effort he put into to have truth to be seen in court. He was well prepared and did a good job. We went thru a couple of lawyers and the case was moving very slow, we finally found Steven Benmor that make the case move faster. Steven Benmor is more experienced, responsive and knowledgeable and he knows how to execute things properly. We are grateful for his service and hereby recommend Steven Benmor without reservation. Although the case is still on going, but we see the light coming out, we feel that he's not that kind of lawyer that will make the case longer and more complicated. With Benmor's help, we hope that soon the case will be over and my partner will get what he deserve, we know Benmor can do it. We keep you posted.”

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Benmor Family Law Group

1836 Bathurst Street

Toronto, Ontario M5P 3K7

(416) 489 - 8890

steve@benmor.com