Jul 19, 2018
Published by Thomson Reuters, Support Rights and Obligations Under Ontario Family Law expertly analyzes the essential legislation and case law, allowing the reader to fully understand the current state of the law in the complex yet crucial area of support.
Jul 11, 2018
A spouse may well defeat the entire purpose of the trust he or she created to escape equalization of assets if he or she fails to give up control of it.
Jun 27, 2018
Selecting one date of separation over another can have a significant impact on the amount of support owed.
Jun 22, 2018
Published by Thomson Reuters, Support Rights and Obligations Under Ontario Family Law is a comprehensive resource that addresses the many important issues relating to child and spousal support.
Jun 15, 2018
“The legislature may need to turn its mind to these issues to have the legislation keep pace with the evolution of what a family looks like today,” Black said.
Jun 13, 2018
The decision is the first of its kind in Canada. A judge in Newfoundland and Labrador decided the adults in a three-way relationship would be named as parents of the child born within their partnership.
May 30, 2018
While it addresses outdated language, it misses out on catching up on provincial changes to legislation (and even just informal ones) that have long been made in courts across Canada.
May 23, 2018
Lorne Wolfson, a Toronto lawyer, mediator and arbitrator, and head of the Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario, praised the family-law bill, but said the government could have gone further by requiring that alternatives to courtroom litigation be tried first.
May 16, 2018
In her latest column in the National Post, Laurie Pawlitza provides an overview of the lesson learned from a recent case: conduct matters.
May 02, 2018
Laurie Pawlitza writes in her latest column in the National Post that although new partners may have no direct or immediate financial obligations to their new spouse, the mere fact of the relationship can put their privacy at risk.
Apr 18, 2018
In the world of family law, April is just one more month where separated spouses feel the financial pain of separation.
Apr 04, 2018
Justice Frances Kiteley recently dealt with the question of mental capacity to reconcile in the 2018 decision of Chuvalo v. Chuvalo, a sad case between George Chuvalo and his family.
Mar 22, 2018
But there's a developing niche profession of people who will resolve these disputes — at a cost, of course.
Mar 08, 2018
Many family law cases have parallel criminal proceedings.
Mar 08, 2018
Is a parent obliged to pay child support when a child refuses to have a relationship? Sometimes no.
Feb 22, 2018
It’s becoming more common for people to make claims for monetary damages as compensation for the harm suffered arising from assaults
Feb 07, 2018
The agreement must contain a clause that spousal support ends on the death of the recipient, or you keep paying.
Jan 24, 2018
Unwilling fathers have made many creative claims to try to avoid their child support obligations when parenthood has been thrust upon them.
Nov 29, 2017
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 …
Nov 15, 2017
Spousal support remains one of the most contentious issues separating couples must navigate.