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What Is ‘Table' Child Support And Why Is It So Hard To Get It Reduced?
Separated spouses who pay child support are often surprised by the short shrift family lawyers give them when they ask why there is such strict adherence to the "table" child support calculated
Canada
16 Aug 2019
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Thinking Of Getting Married? Maybe You Should Consider A Marriage Contract
There is more to marriage than just a party with a DJ and catered food. Getting married is a serious legal undertaking which involves significant financial consequences.
Canada
15 Aug 2019
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Severing A Joint Tenancy By Will; Marley v. Salga, 2019 ONSC 3527
The testator died testate, having made his last will July 29, 2015, approximately one month prior to his death.
Canada
12 Aug 2019
4
Once A Gift, Always A Gift?
In a decision handed down this week, the Court of Appeal attempted to clarify a question that has frustrated family law practitioners and clients alike
Canada
7 Aug 2019
5
Family Fight Over Farm Puts Question Of 'Undue Influence' Under The Microscope
Wills and contracts can be challenged in a myriad of circumstances, including if there was fraud, duress or undue influence. Recently, a Saskatchewan case caught my eye
Canada
6 Aug 2019
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Joint Tenants Or Tenants In Common? Don't Leave It To The Courts And Your Heirs To Sort Out
Lawyers often say that estate litigation is like "family law with dead people" because, in both disciplines, emotions tend to run high.
Canada
6 Aug 2019
7
Ontario Court Of Appeal Summaries (July 22 – 26, 2019)
Following are this week's summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Canada
1 Aug 2019
8
Voice Of The Child Reports
Voice of the Child Reports are a relatively recent development in the growing trend to recognize and incorporate children's voices into matters that affect them.
Canada
1 Aug 2019
9
Can You Disinherit Your Child?
The family landscape is changing with increases in blended families, matrimonial breakdown and cohabiting.
Canada
1 Aug 2019
10
Outside Marriage, Outside Your Estate? Boilerplate Clauses And Modern Families
One of the most important aspects of estate planning for families is ensuring that everyone who is considered to be part of the family is able to share in the family wealth after death.
Canada
24 Jul 2019
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Ontario Court Of Appeal Summaries (July 8 – 12, 2019)
In Dermann v. Baker, 2019 ONCA 584, the Court considered the qualifying of certain witnesses as experts for the purposes of r. 53.03 of the Rules of Civil Procedure
Canada
23 Jul 2019
12
Parenting Coordination After Divorce – It's Kids' Stuff!
Separation and divorce are hard enough on you kids.
Canada
23 Jul 2019
13
These Relationship Red Flags Are Pretty Accurate Signs You're Headed For A Breakup (Video)
It's rare that a relationship breakdown comes as a complete surprise. In fact, in hindsight, most spouses have a Spidey sense about their pending breakup. Here are some early warning signs
Canada
22 Jul 2019
14
If You Win The Lottery, Your Ex Might Hit The Jackpot, Too
For many family law lawyers, a cocktail party can become a hotbed for questions rooted in "what if" and "I'm asking for a friend." For the curious party-goer, the topics inevitably focus on the
Canada
15 Jul 2019
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Laurie Pawlitza On The Biggest Mistakes Couples Make When They Separate (Video)
Laurie Pawlitza of our Family Law Group breaks down the biggest mistakes people make when separating. Hint: there's little be gained by being vindictive.
Canada
15 Jul 2019
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Ontario Court Of Appeal Summaries (June 24 – 28, 2019)
The key decision of the week was Reference re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, in which the Court found the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (the "Act") to be constitutional
Canada
10 Jul 2019
17
Everyday Heroes: Appointing A Guardian For Your Minor Children
Guardians" are more than space heroes that save the galaxy: they save your minor children from becoming wards of the government. In the estate planning context, a guardian is the person you appoint to make day-to-day...
Canada
9 Jul 2019
18
Laurie Pawlitza On The Top Five Things You Need To Know About Marriage Contracts
As you might imagine, a marriage contract — an agreement that says what will happen in the event that you separate — is rarely seen as a romantic gesture.
Canada
8 Jul 2019
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Family Law Act Claims Commenced Under S. 61 Are A Separate Cause Of Action In The Context Of Personal Injury Litigation
When it comes to claims brought by family members pursuant to s. 61 of the FLA, the latest word from an Ontario court indicates that the two year limitation period applies to those claims as separate causes of action.
Canada
5 Jul 2019
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Adam Black Speaks To The Law Times About The Challenges Self-Represented Litigants Face
Self-represented litigants are typically able to expect some flexibility from the judicial process, but there are risks when they try to manage a case without a lawyer
Canada
4 Jul 2019
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