Tag: divorce and separation

Bankruptcy: Not a tool for avoiding costs incurred in family law
by Timothy Sullivan, lawyer Custody battles can be costly. Family lawyers see this kind of situation all too often: A protracted custody and access battle between divorcing parents goes on [...]
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Common law vs marriage: Legal relationships that sneak up on you
by Timothy Sullivan, lawyer “Love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage…” When’s the last time you’ve seen a horse or been in a carriage? You meet, date, [...]
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Pet custody continues to be a growing area of Canadian law
When fighting over furry friends, consider what it’s (really) worth by Timothy Sullivan, Lawyer We’re talking about pets more than usual this month because of our support for SafePet Ottawa [...]
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Four common questions about child support in Ontario
  Thanks to television and some of the more drama-filled divorces most of us see in the media from time to time, most people think they have a good idea [...]
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Down payment gifts and separation
by Sarah G. Mizrahi, Associate How a child, and their parents, can keep gifted down-payments safe in a separation Let’s start by pointing out the obvious: New homebuyers are facing [...]
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ILA: Independent legal advice and how it works
  “I had a marriage contract drawn up by my lawyer. My lawyer said my fiance needs to get independent legal advice before she signs it. What does that mean [...]
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