Mondaq Canada: Family and Matrimonial
Clark Wilson LLP
The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently released its judgment in Robledano v Queano, 2019 BCCA 150 ("Robledano").
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
With its 2004 Campbell River decision, the BC Court of Appeal articulated the BC test for family status discrimination involving family obligations in the context of employment
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Advisors with clients who have assets in Ontario should be aware of local probate-fee minimisation strategies.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
These agreements or orders will stipulate the arrangements for custody of the child.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
In order to address this, parents should consider a "letter of wishes" to the guardians of their children.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
In Canada, succession rights are often discussed in the framework of testamentary freedom - see for example our previous blog regarding testamentary freedom which discusses disinheriting
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
A Separation Agreement can be used whether you are married or in a common-law relationship.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
For various reasons, family law litigants may fail to participate in their court proceedings, placing them at risk of being "noted in default".
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Life spans are increasing. Consider that in Canada over the last decade alone, life expectancy for those who reach 65 has climbed by two years,
Torkin Manes LLP
One of the most controversial, difficult and most-litigated issues in family law across Canada is the extent to which a payer of spousal support will be required to share any post-separation increases
Miller Thomson LLP
Postnuptial agreements are an increasingly popular method for spouses to protect their wealth from future claims from a separated spouse as a result of relationship breakdown
Macdonald Sager Manis LLP
In a traditional marriage the Wife may be the primary care giver for the children and the Husband the primary breadwinner.
Torkin Manes LLP
Many Canadian families with a moderate degree of wealth create a family trust.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
April 7 to 13, 2019 is "Make a Will Week" in British Columbia, which encourages the public to make a will or bring an existing will up-to-date
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The first budget of Ford's Ontario government was introduced on April 11, 2019. The 2019 Budget includes proposed changes to the Estates Administration Tax Act, 1998, and an associated Regulation, ...
Watson Goepel LLP
When a couple is going through a separation or divorce, the well-being of the children ought to be their first priority.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Alberta Land Titles office no longer accepts powers of attorney for general registration.
Miller Thomson LLP
In Alberta, when a married couple divorces, the way in which their property is divided is governed by the Matrimonial Property Act, RSA 2000, C.M-8, and other legislation.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Under Ontario's current Family Law Legislation, pets, of any sort, are not treated like children They are, for all purposes of law "property", like furniture, cars or bank accounts.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
If you live in Arizona, the answer is when they turn 18. While some states allow children of a certain age to decide who they wish to live with, Arizona does not allow for a child to make the decision
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Topics covered included another decision in the ongoing Residential School Settlement saga (procedural fairness), family law (unequal division of property and striking pleadings for failure to comply with disclosure order)
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The case of Gully v Gully, 2018 BCSC 1590 provides useful insight on a peril of putting property into joint tenancy. The decision illustrates the importance of considering the financial status...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Hughes v. Liquor Control Board of Ontario, the Court affirmed a motion judge's dismissal of a proposed class action against the LCBO stemming from an agreement between the LCBO and Brewer's
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
The government has not proposed any legislation at this time, so the details of any reform remain vague.
Miller Thomson LLP
In Alberta, when a married couple divorces, the way in which their property is divided is governed by the Matrimonial Property Act, RSA 2000, C.M-8, and other legislation.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Here are this week's summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Miller Thomson LLP
Born in Vancouver, raised in Toronto, educated in New York, graduate degree from England, first job in Hong Kong, transferred to Tokyo, retired in the Cayman Islands.
Torkin Manes LLP
Many Canadian families with a moderate degree of wealth create a family trust.
Clark Wilson LLP
The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently released its judgment in Robledano v Queano, 2019 BCCA 150 ("Robledano").
Clark Wilson LLP
The recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Quaggiotto v Quaggiotto, 2019 ONCA 107 ("Quaggiotto") helps to clarify the level of knowledge courts expect a will-maker
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