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I'm Getting A Divorce, What Are My Rights To The Family Business?
When divorce is contemplated by either one or both spouses, often it is time to start thinking about the division of assets.
Canada
2 Jan 2019
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Canadian Courts And Mahr Agreements – Can My Mahr Agreement Be Enforced?
We have discussed the topic of divorce in a previous blog post, however at Devry Smith Frank LLP, we are aware that typically, traditions vary in different cultures. In particular, the South Asian community.
Canada
4 Nov 2018
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The Family Rules Are Changing On July 1, 2018 And Lawyers And Litigants Should Take Note
Come July 1, 2018, the Family Law Rules (the rules that govern the process of family law court cases in Ontario) will undergo some substantial changes.
Canada
8 Jun 2018
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Proposed Change To Ontario's Family Law Act Affecting Adult Children With Disabilities
Ontario has recently introduced an amendment to the provincial Family Law Act that aims to make all adult children with disabilities, regardless of the martial status of their parents, eligible for child support.
Canada
23 Nov 2017
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Am I On The Hook To Pay Child Support Retroactively?
Toronto Family Lawyer Ira Marcovitch was recently asked the following question: Can child support payments be retroactive?
Canada
5 Sep 2017
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New Fairness For Children Of Unmarried Couples
A new Constitutional challenge is currently unfolding at the Brampton court house. Robyn Coates is challenging the validity of Ontario's Family Law Act on behalf of her 22 year old son, Joshua Coates.
Canada
7 Jun 2017
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Grandparents' Custody And Access Claims Enhanced By Amendments To Ontario's Children's Law Reform Act
Parents' separations can mean difficult transitions for children. Grandparents very often play a special role in these circumstances...
Canada
31 May 2017
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Help! Will My Foreign Divorce Be Recognized in Canada?
If someone gets divorced in Tennessee, is the divorce legal in Ontario if they haven't registered their divorce in Canada? I am planning on getting married again in Ontario.
Canada
20 Mar 2017
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Is My Acceptance Of A Separation Agreement Over E-Mail Valid, Even Without My Signature?
My soon to be ex-wife proposed an agreement between us concerning business, property, child access etc. She sent me a draft via email for negotiation purposes...
Canada
17 Mar 2017
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Can I Kick My Abusive Husband Out Of The Family Home?
Is it legal to kick my abusive husband out of our house until our divorce is settled? The house is in my name and I am the only one paying the mortgage.
Canada
10 Mar 2017
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Saskatchewan Judge: Dogs Are Property And Should Not Be Treated Like Children
A recent decision from Saskatchewan's Court of Queen's Bench has drawn the attention of pet owners after the judge ruled that dogs are to be considered property...
Canada
12 Jan 2017
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Denied Access To Your Child? Here's What You Need To Know
Breaking up, as they say, is hard to do. Where there are children in the equation, the question of a parent's access to the child(ren) can add substantially to the hardship.
Canada
20 Dec 2016
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