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"Russell changed my life – with dignity, integrity – and all out of court. I stopped worrying when I retained him. Collaborative practice is just better practice." - Sarah V.

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Wednesday’s Video Clip: How To Use Technology to Improve your Family Law Practice

Posted May 1, 2019

Wednesday's Video Clip: How To Use Technology to Improve your Family Law Practice

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Cross-Border Kid:  Where Should Kid with Dual Citizenship Live and Attend School?

Posted April 30, 2019

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Cross-Border Kid:  Where Should Kid with Dual Citizenship Live and Attend School?

In a recent case called Stoughton v. O’Ney, the court faced a unique problem that it described this way:

Sarah and Jessica are the parents of Rory who is a 4 year old boy. Currently, they share parenting time with him on an equal basis … Sarah lives in ...

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Father’s Income Cut By Half – Can Support Arrears of More Than $70,000 Be Wiped Out?

Posted April 25, 2019

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Father’s Income Cut By Half – Can Support Arrears of More Than $70,000 Be Wiped Out?

Under the terms of a settlement agreement that had been confirmed in a court order, the father had been dutifully paying about $1450 a month in child support, and $450 in monthly spousal support, based on his income at the time of about $100,000 per year.

However, within a ...

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Wednesday’s Video Clip: Sharing our Gratitude

Posted April 24, 2019

Wednesday's Video Clip: Sharing our Gratitude

Our staff recognizes the value in experiencing and expressing gratitude. We often share our thankful thoughts with each other, and today we chose to share them with ...

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When Can You Vary a “Final” Spousal Support Order on an Interim Basis?

Posted April 23, 2019

 

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When Can You Vary a “Final” Spousal Support Order on an Interim Basis?

The name itself suggests finality:  A Final Order for spousal support.  But under Canadian divorce law, even a Final Order can be changed by the court, if there are new facts that warrant it.  This typically takes place by one of the spouses bringing a Motion to ...

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Can Husband Be Forced to Obtain a Separate Home Appraisal?

Posted April 18, 2019

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Can Husband Be Forced to Obtain a Separate Home Appraisal?

In a recent case called Kraemer v. Kraemer, the court confirmed two important procedural points relating to property valuation:

The divorcing spouse who “owns” or controls an asset has the primary obligation to obtain an accurate valuation of it; and
In the event of a dispute as to an asset’s ...

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Wednesday’s Video Clip: We’re Here to Help

Posted April 17, 2019

Wednesday's Video Clip: We're Here to Help

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New Supreme Court of Canada Ruling on What Constitutes a “Reasonable Expectation of Privacy”

Posted April 16, 2019

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New Supreme Court of Canada Ruling on What Constitutes a “Reasonable Expectation of Privacy”

A few years ago we reported on an important development in Ontario privacy law in a case called Jones v. Tsige, where the Ontario Court of Appeal recognized a new cause of action called “intrusion upon seclusion”.  We discussed how this can tie into former spouses’ desires to snoop ...

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