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Stacks Law Firm
Elder financial abuse is when a person takes advantage of an elder person's financial position for their own benefit.
Separated parents can always ask the Court to vary parenting orders if it is in the best interests of their children.
Cooper Grace Ward
The draft bill proposes to introduce a court-appointed third party to be cross-examiner in family violence proceedings.
HHG Legal Group
The article notes high hopes for ODR, estimating that 20 percent of family law disputes could be resolved by the system.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
The most recent chapter in the debate regarding the continued operation of the presumption of advancement in the context of property division attempts to put the presumption to rest, once and for all.
O'Sullivan Law
On January 1, 2017, most of the provisions of the All Families Are Equal Act (Parentage and Related Registrations Statute Law Amendments), 2016 (S.O. 2016, c. 23) came into effect in Ontario.
Lindsay Kenney LLP
What happens if some years after executing a Will, a Will-maker notes her intention to change her estate distribution but passes away before taking steps to formally execute a new Will?
Torkin Manes LLP
Canada's incoming Governor-General, Julie Payette, recently sought to have the contents of her Maryland divorce file sealed.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The All Families Are Equal Act ("AFAEA"), which entered into force on January 1st, 2017, reflects the Government of Ontario's desire to implement a broad progressive agenda throughout provincial legislation...
Mills & Mills LLP
Clients are often apprehensive about their first meeting with a family lawyer. Knowing what to expect can ease anxiety and coming prepared for some of the questions you'll be asked can help make the most of your time.
Antonis Paschalides & Co. LLC
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S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
In the recent case of AMARDEEP SINGH VS. HARVEEN KAUR, CA NO, 11158 OF 2017 it has been held by the Supreme Court that the period of 6 months, as mentioned in Section 13B(2) is not mandatory...
Expatriate Law
In the majority of countries around the world, divorce is accessible to married couples so long as certain factual and jurisdictional criteria are met.
Brodies LLP
When you write your will it is important to be sure who owns the land and buildings used by your farm business. Ownership will affect the inheritance of your assets and the tax charged on your death.
Brodies LLP
I will be attending the annual meeting of the International Academy of Family Lawyers in Reykjavik this week, where I will be meeting and learning from leading family lawyers throughout the world.
Withers LLP
A mutual will is one which cannot be changed and may even restrict a person's freedom to deal with his or her property (referred to in the Will) during their lifetime.
Withers LLP
A 31 year old estranged daughter has been awarded £30,000 out of her father's modest estate despite her father's clear wishes and the intended beneficiary's own financial difficulties
Withers LLP
HMRC and the ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) have provided useful information on how personal representatives should report what has been paid to beneficiaries...
Bowditch & Dewey
In law school, I wrote papers on the tax consequences of death and divorce for same-sex married couples.
The McLane Law Firm
Q: My brother died owning an extensive wine cellar. The terms of his last will and testament give this wine collection to my two adult nephews equally. As the executor, how should I handle these assets?
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Disputes over super payments could be avoided if the deceased had nominated a beneficiary with each of the super funds.
Kott Gunning
Determining the time each parent is to spend with a child is complicated when one parent is working on a FIFO basis.
Cooper Grace Ward
All amendments to the trust must be properly documented, signed and dated and comply with the terms of the trust deed.
Kemp Strang Lawyers
This case should provide comfort to parents or other parties who consider assisting individuals to purchase a property.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
This controversial High Court decision has significant implications for the views of the child in family law proceedings.
Kott Gunning
Smartphones have made it easier to record life, with photographs, videos and audio recordings captured for evidence.
Gilchrist Connell
The Royal Commission made 85 recommendations to reform the justice system across Australia in the area of child abuse.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
A poorly drafted Will can cause problems for the executor and beneficiaries, and lead to a significant increase in costs.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction deals with one parent taking a child overseas.
Focus Legal
A blended family is a family in which one or both partners have a child or children from a previous relationship.
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