About Divorce Matters

Divorce Matters is dedicated to assisting you to prepare for an organized Divorce.  We are a full service company offering the support and resources you need to be your own best advocate throughout your Separation and Divorce process.

Divorce Matters offers you a series of Separation and Divorce Checklists, Summary Sheets and Information Modules designed to assist you with locating and organizing the information and documentation that you and your Divorce team require. The tools Divorce Matters provides will help you feel more in control and will keep you focused, one task at a time. Divorce Matters will work with you on an individual basis to organize your paperwork and financial affairs so that you have the best opportunity to protect your post-Separation future.

About Debbie Shawn

Founder of Divorce Matters, Debbie has a Masters of Social Work degree from Wilfrid Laurier University. She is a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers.  Debbie has also had over 25 years of business experience. Her  Social Work background and business experience have given her the unique ability to work with people at this very stressful time in their lives.

Debbie assists clients to become better organized, gather the information Separation and Divorce requires, and ultimately save money by working efficiently with their Divorce team.

Divorce Matters offers individual consultation and customized packages to make the Divorce process simpler and more manageable. Please contact us to set up an initial consultation so you may find out how we can help you with your Separation and Divorce.


Clients who have extended health benefits for Social Work services may be able to be reimbursed for Divorce Matters services. Check with your provider to see if you have coverage for Social Work services.

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A Divorce organized by Divorce Matters will help you:

•  Understand the Divorce process

•  Locate and organize the paperwork needed to negotiate important aspects of your Divorce

•  Complete your Financial Disclosure Forms 13, 13.1, required by your Divorce team

•  Save money on professional fees

•  Feel more in control of your life