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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
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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
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For Better Or For Worse: Postnuptial Agreements And Intervention By The Court
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
Canada
29 Apr 2019
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Alberta Family Property Act – The Basics
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.
Canada
15 Apr 2019
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Rights Of Married Versus Unmarried Spouses
Common law relationships are increasingly common in Canada; however, many people do not realize the differing obligations and legal rights of married versus unmarried spouses upon separation.
Canada
28 Feb 2019
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Cannabis And Family Law
On October 17, 2018, the Cannabis Act came into force, legalizing the recreational use, possession, and growing of cannabis in Canada, subject to some restrictions.
Canada
8 Jan 2019
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Estate Planning For The Family Cottage…It's Complicated
Estate planning is not an easy task, as families are complicated.
Canada
18 Dec 2018
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Social Media Postings Can Be Used Against You In Family Law Proceedings
Billions of users of social media networks regularly share their personal lives on platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
Canada
17 Dec 2018
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What Are Section 7 Expenses?
In a previous piece (available here), we discussed parents' obligations to pay child support in respect of only the Basic Monthly Amount.
Canada
23 Nov 2018
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Three Important Things To Know About Basic Monthly Child Support
The federal and Ontario governments share responsibility for family law in Ontario. Some child support guidelines are under federal law, while others are under provincial law.
Canada
12 Nov 2018
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Highlights Of The Proposed Amendments To Canada's Divorce Act
A recent bill introduced by Canada's Minister of Justice proposes modernizing federal family law in Canada.
Canada
26 Oct 2018
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When A Spouse Is Not A Spouse
Prior to moving in together, the couple maintained separate residences and spent the weekends together, usually at Mr. Zorony's home.
Canada
11 Sep 2018
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Alberta's New Act To Strengthen Financial Security For Persons With Disabilities
Effective April 1, 2018, Alberta introduced changes to the Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act and Regulations to allow families and guardians more options for financial support for persons ...
Canada
10 Sep 2018
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Alberta: New Pension Rights For Common-law Spouses
As a result of a recent decision of the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, common-law spouses in Alberta now (finally) have the right to divide pension benefits on relationship breakdown.
Canada
3 Jul 2018
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Abdollahpour v. Banifatemi: Use Of The Word "Dowry" Not Enough To Import Cultural Expectations Into Deed Of Gift
In Abdollahpour v. Banifatemi, 2015 ONCA 834, the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled on how particular cultural practices should be treated when being used as a basis for legal arguments.
Canada
11 May 2016
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Bill 137 – Children Are No Longer A Purely Genetic Concept
In an effort to recognize same sex couples as well as the increasing use of assisted reproduction, the Ontario government has put forth a number of proposed amendments to Ontario statutes in Bill 137, An Act to amend the Children's Law Reform Act, the Vital Statistics and other Acts with respect to parental recognition, also known as Cy and Ruby's Act (Parental Recognition), 2015 ("Bill 137").
Canada
24 Feb 2016
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Dagg v. Cameron Estate: A Case To Read
The applicant, Evangeline Dagg, was living in a conjugal relationship with Stephen Cameron at the time of his death.
Canada
16 Sep 2015
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Some Bankruptcy Law Issues Affecting Division Of Assets And Support Under The "Family Law Act"
This paper is intended to discuss some issues arising as a result of the interplay between the "Family Law Act" and the "Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act".
Canada
28 Apr 2014
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