Ontario Court of Appeal Denies Father’s Request to Reduce Child Support Arrears

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently heard a mother’s appeal from a decision that granted the father a retroactive reduction in his child support obligations. In determining whether to allow the appeal, the court considered the interesting question of when a payor parent may be excused from paying the full amount of child support that …

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No Child Support Set-Off if Spouses Want to Maintain Deductions

Beware: If parties set off their child support obligations so that only one party ends up making a payment, there is the risk of losing child related deductions. Want to know more? Have a read through my latest article for AdvocateDaily at http://www.advocatedaily.com/jennifer-samara-shuber-spouses-must-pay-each-other-to-get-around-tax-law.html      

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Family Law Trials Part II: Day Two

It is 6 am on the morning of the second day of trial.  I have been up for hours.  When I slept I dreamed of the trial.  I am reminded of what it means to live and breathe a case. We opened our case yesterday.  The judge is hard to read, nodding and listening and …

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Helping Families Craft Lasting Solutions as a Certified Family Mediator

Getting into Family Law and Helping Families I have obtained my mediation accreditation from the Ontario Association for Family Mediation.  I am now a certified comprehensive family mediator.  I can mediate any family law issues, including all property, support and parenting matters. In a nutshell, mediation is a voluntary process where both sides (and their counsel, if represented) work …

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A PLEA FOR FAMILY LAW EDUCATION

Family Law and How it Pertains to Everyone I see lots of unhappy people in my office. Many are first time clients. Clients who have come to meet with me to learn about how the law will impact them. People who have either separated or are considering separation, and want to know their rights. These …

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