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Court Of Appeal Summaries (September 23-27)
Following are this week's summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Canada
11 Oct 2019
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Recent Changes To Family Law Rules In Ontario
On September 1, 2019, changes came into effect in the Family Law Rules (See: O. Reg. 250/19, s. 1) relating to special parties and child parties and expert opinion evidence.
Canada
1 Oct 2019
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Why Your Seemingly Perfect Separation Agreement May Not Be Written In Stone
In most cases, separated spouses resolve the issues arising from their separation by way of a written agreement between them. While it is hoped that the agreement will remain tucked away ...
Canada
30 Sep 2019
4
Assisted Human Reproduction: The Use of Genetic Material Post-Separation
With advances in medical technology, the use of assisted human reproduction has increased significantly in the past 40 years, since the first child born from in vitro fertilization (IVF) was born
Canada
30 Sep 2019
5
Ounce Of Prevention: Marriage Contracts And Family Trusts
The utility of marriage contracts is often measured in a vacuum. And rarely do lawyers and their clients consider the benefits that they can provide in protecting the sanctity of family trusts.
Canada
27 Sep 2019
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Court Of Appeal Summaries (September 16-20)
The headline decision this week is Toronto (City) v Ontario (Attorney General). Everyone will recall that the Better Local Government Act, 2018,...
Canada
26 Sep 2019
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Ontario Court Of Appeal Summaries (September 3 – 6 2019)
In Hearn v McLeod Estate, the sale of a forged Norval Morrisseau painting and the expert evidence surrounding its authenticity was at issue.
Canada
11 Sep 2019
8
Bill C-78 – The Long-Awaited Overhaul Of The Federal Divorce Act
Bill C-78, An Act to amend the Divorce Act, the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act and the Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act and to make consequential
Canada
10 Sep 2019
9
After The Family Court Changes A Final Order, Is The Original Order Still Enforceable?
Family Law is all about changing family dynamics. Families do not stop changing just because a court makes a final order. Parenting arrangements and child support are particularly prone
Canada
9 Sep 2019
10
‘Til Death Do You Part: Who Counts As Your "Spouse" When You Die?
When a person dies without a will, the BC Wills, Estates and Succession Act sets out the default scheme of who stands to inherit the deceased person's estate, in what order of priority and to what extent.
Canada
4 Sep 2019
11
What If Your Spouse Shortchanges You In Their Will?
If you qualify as a "dependant" spouse, even if unmarried, you can make a Dependant Support claim under the Succession Law Reform Act.
Canada
30 Aug 2019
12
Why You Should Plan For A Breakup Before Your Marriage Breaks Down
Planning for the breakdown of a marriage while the relationship is intact can be difficult and emotionally charged. However, the failure to plan for the end of a relationship
Canada
29 Aug 2019
13
8 Costly Estate Planning Mistakes
Overheard at Crowe Soberman is a series of blog posts and videos where we talk about the things we talk about around the office and with our clients except
Canada
28 Aug 2019
14
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
17
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
18
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
19
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
20
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
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