Mondaq Canada: Family and Matrimonial
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
According to a Statistics Canada 2012 survey, approximately one in seven Canadians over 15 years old experiences some type of disability, and this number is growing.
WeirFoulds LLP
In December 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Cowper-Smith v. Morgan, 2017 SCC 61, a case dealing with the issue of proprietary estoppel.
McLennan Ross LLP
In Pohl v Midtal, 2017 ABQB 711, a mother and father transferred their interest in a quarter-section of farmland to themselves and their daughter as joint tenants.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
Signing the name of the adult who appointed you rather than your own signature makes it clear that you are signing for the adult as if the adult...
Torkin Manes LLP
Debtor's prison in Ontario? Failing to pay child support could land you a jail sentence, case shows - Father who owed $55,000 in child support while keeping a NY penthouse gets 90 days.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
When family wealth is at stake, parents may wish to encourage their children to enter into a domestic contract with their partners.
The Ross Firm
If North American trends are accurate this year, once Christmas is finished, couples in conflict will quickly move into the January high season for divorce.
Collins Barrow National Incorporated
Canada's succession planning rules can make it less costly from a taxation standpoint to sell a family business to a third party than to a family member. However, this depends on how the deal is structured.
Field LLP
Parents who intend to transfer their assets into joint names with some or all of their adult children need to carefully consider that decision before implementing the transfers.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
The use of multiple wills in estate planning is not a new concept.
Miller Thomson LLP
Since 1999, First Nation communities in Canada have had the opportunity to assume management and control of their reserve lands and resources from the Government of Canada.
The Ross Firm
It's week five in our series explaining the nuts and bolts of traditional court divorce. After starting the case and serving documents, there's one other preliminary before the case can move forward: attendance at a Mandatory Information Program.
Lerners
One such issue is the proper service of divorce or custody Applications on a spouse who is living or working abroad.
Field LLP
The recent Alberta Court of Queen's Bench decision in Marasse Estate (Re), 2017 ABQB 706 is yet another reminder that drafting legal documents must be done carefully and with a view to their long-term effect.
Torkin Manes LLP
"If you claim you're so poor you can't afford a penny of child support, best not to be driving a red Ferrari convertible. In addition to two Mercedes-Benzes…."
The Ross Firm
This week, our blog continues a mega-series on the basics of court divorce. Our last post looked at one of the first steps in the process - in which one party ...
WeirFoulds LLP
According to a 2012 survey conducted by lawyers' insurance company LawPRO, 56 per cent of Canadian adults do not have a signed will and 71 per cent do not have a signed power of attorney.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
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.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
One of the questions we often get asked by people who are planning their estates or for incapacity is who they should appoint to be the executors of their will or their substitute decision makers...
Clark Wilson LLP
the will must be validly executed in accordance with requirements set out in section 37 of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act, SBC 2009 c 13 ...
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
This was a busy week for the Court of Appeal. Topics covered included family law, wrongful dismissal, wills and estates, insurance coverage, tort liability of employees, workplace safety, police liability, ...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
There were two decisions of note this week
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
Signing the name of the adult who appointed you rather than your own signature makes it clear that you are signing for the adult as if the adult...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Welcome to the 20th issue of the Blakes Pensions Newsletter. This newsletter provides a summary of recent jurisprudential developments that affect pensions and benefits and is not intended to be legal advice.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
This Advisory provides an overview of the legal concept of a trust, including its role in family wealth preservation and management.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
When family wealth is at stake, parents may wish to encourage their children to enter into a domestic contract with their partners.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
The use of multiple wills in estate planning is not a new concept.
Torkin Manes LLP
Debtor's prison in Ontario? Failing to pay child support could land you a jail sentence, case shows - Father who owed $55,000 in child support while keeping a NY penthouse gets 90 days.
WeirFoulds LLP
In December 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Cowper-Smith v. Morgan, 2017 SCC 61, a case dealing with the issue of proprietary estoppel.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
According to a Statistics Canada 2012 survey, approximately one in seven Canadians over 15 years old experiences some type of disability, and this number is growing.
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