MICHAEL G. COCHRANE, LL.B., has been practicing law in Ontario for 30 years and is a partner with the firm Ricketts, Harris LLP. He is the author of a number of books including "Surviving Your Divorce: A Guide to Canadian Family Law"; "Do We Need A Marriage Contract? Understanding How a Legal Agreement Can Strengthen Your Life Together"; "Family Law in Ontario: A Practical Guide for Lawyers and Law Clerks;" and "Strictly Legal: Things You Absolutely Need to Know about Canadian Law." Mr. Cochrane has hosted "Strictly Legal, a" legal affairs show on BNN and has appeared as a guest legal expert on many radio and TV programs. He writes a regular column for "Zoomer" magazine and speaks frequently on a variety of legal topics to average Canadians. Visit his website www.michaelcochrane.ca or www.rickettsharris.com.