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Where do you turn when you need support, care, guidance, companionship, or love? Many people would answer "family" without missing a beat.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
The Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program (the "Program"), which was recently announced by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada ("IRCC"), is now open until November 3, 2020.
Siskinds LLP
In September 2020, the Ontario government introduced Bill 207 – the Moving Ontario Family Law Forward Act, 2020.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are this week's summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. The decisions were all fairly short. Topics covered included prescriptive easements...
Torkin Manes LLP
As of October 8, 2020, dental hygienists in Ontario can legally treat their spouses as defined by law.
Clark Wilson LLP
In our previous article, we discussed how the Wills, Estates and Succession Act (WESA) sets out a mandatory distribution scheme for estates when an individual dies without a will.
McKercher LLP
In any application to set aside a Will, there is the threshold issue of whether the person has standing to bring the proof in solemn form action.
Clark Wilson LLP
The list of reasons to make a will is extensive and you have likely heard them before. Why let the government dictate who your money will go to when you can decide for yourself?
Clark Wilson LLP
There are several reasons to make a Will: formalizing how your estate will be distributed, determining who will administer your estate, deciding who will take responsibility for your...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are this week's summaries of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Aird & Berlis LLP
At this difficult time, with all of us isolated for so long and the constant threat of contracting COVID-19 ever present, the members of the Aird & Berlis Estates...
Clark Wilson LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada recently clarified the law on retroactive child support orders under the Family Law Act, SBC 2011, c 25 (the "FLA").
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Please find our summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario for the week of September 21, 2020. There were only three substantive decisions.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
A spouse who stands in the place of a parent to a child can be obligated to pay child support, according to s. 5 of the Ontario Child Support Guidelines ("Guidelines"). The amount a step-parent...
Watson Goepel LLP
Payor parents, take note: even where a child has reached the age of majority, or become financially independent and is no longer considered a "child of the marriage", the door is not closed on child support obligations that may have accrued in the past.
Cox & Palmer
In the Supreme Court of Canada's most recent family law decision, Michel v. Graydon, 2020 SCC 24, the Court settles a long-standing question about whether child support can be recalculated
Watson Goepel LLP
With many educational institutions across B.C. open to returning students this fall, parents of school-aged children have had to face the difficult decision of whether to send their child back to...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Two were family law decisions. In Climans v. Latner, the Court confirmed that parties can be "spouses" for the purposes of spousal support under the Family Law Act...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In Sheldon v. Beaulieu, 2020 ONSC 4908, the Ontario Superior Court granted the moving defendants' motion for summary judgment...
Watson Goepel LLP
Closed or inaccessible courts during this pandemic prompted me to consider how we resolve matrimonial disputes generally, and, more specifically, how we can resolve them more effectively in...
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