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Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
Under a power of attorney instrument, an adult authorizes another person (or institution – e.g., a professional trust company or the Public Guardian and Trustee of BC) to make decisions or do...
McLennan Ross LLP
Farming is a fundamental part of our Canadian society and history. Entire generations of families have lived, thrived, and survived on the same land.
Watson Goepel LLP
Limitations dates, or deadlines for taking legal action, are one of the most important issues at the outset of any legal claim.
Torkin Manes LLP
Throughout Canada, a divorced parent's child support obligation includes the sharing of a child's special or extraordinary expenses.
Miller Thomson LLP
In Ontario, if an individual dies without a valid will, their estate will pass in accordance with the laws of intestacy, which are set out in the Succession Law Reform Act, R.S.O. 1990,...
McKercher LLP
Have you ever wondered what happens to a person's property when he or she passes away without having a valid Will?
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
As new trust reporting and disclosure rules come into force for 2021, the New Year will see wills, trusts and estates lawyers grappling with how the changes impact their practice...
Clark Wilson LLP
Since the Family Law Act, S.B.C. 2011, c. 25 ("FLA") came into force in 2013, the courts have grappled with the meaning of "significantly unfair" in the context of reapportionment claims.
Watson Goepel LLP
"If I knew then what I know now …" is a common refrain among family law clients, heard again and again by counsel.
Clark Wilson LLP
As family law lawyers, we see a lot of mistrust between spouses. Frequently spouses will accuse the other of hiding money or assets to keep for themselves.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
The unfortunate reality is that when it comes to incapable persons, and the Ontario processes to deal with disputes and rights enforcement for them, none of the available processes are without flaws.
Torkin Manes LLP
In a prior article, I observed that "today's modern family is a fascinating, complex and changing construct.
Clark Wilson LLP
On January 1, 2020, the federal government changed the tax law relating to the way property is divided in family law ...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Differential parenting styles can have a negative effect on the family and is a frequent cause of separation or divorce.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Under Ontario law, adult capacity is task-based rather than diagnosis-based.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Peter Harrison joined Devry Smith Frank LLP (DSF) in 2019 as an associate in our Barrie Family Law group.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Whether it's a first relationship for a millennial or a second or subsequent relationship for others including baby boomers and seniors, these days more and more couples are choosing to live common...
Miller Thomson LLP
Domicile is generally not relevant to the determination of an individual's Canadian tax liability. Rather, the rationale for imposing Canadian income taxes on individuals is based on the concept of tax residence in Canada ...
McKercher LLP
The new version of the Act contains several new definitions and roles for those involved in legal disputes in family law. The goal of the amendments is to provide increased opportunity
Torkin Manes LLP
In family law, agreements reached between separating couples often contain more creative and individualized terms than do court orders.
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