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Foreign Divorce Opinion Letter and What It Does

If you divorce or separate, you’ll have to make many important decisions, including how you’ll manage your finances and where you’ll live. If you have children, you focus on their needs. Learn about your duties and rights. Other family laws are federal, while others are territorial or provincial. You should know which family laws apply …

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Divorce During COVID-19

Divorce may sound straightforward, but it’s not easy for a couple to decide to end their marriage. Both parties often spend a lot of time addressing problems before deciding to file a divorce, but sometimes they can’t fix those and decide that a divorce is the best. If this happens to your family, it can …

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Impact of Divorce on Family Business

Divorce and business ownership are probably two of the things that are farthest from the minds of couples who recently got married. However, if you and your spouse are running a business together, you need to learn how to protect your business from divorce. This is a practical move that will prevent problems in the …

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How to Protect Your Inheritance from Divorce

Healthy marriages will benefit not only the couples’ physical and mental well-being but also the children’s. Growing up in a happy, loving home will protect children from social, educational, physical, and mental problems. Divorce may affect their overall well-being, with many suffering from low self-esteem, isolation, loneliness, depression, and other psychological distress. In line with …

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Common Questions About Property Division During a Divorce

Going through a divorce is an emotionally stressful time for both spouses and even their children. A lot of stress is expected during the divorce; that is why having proper guidance and assistance from trusted professionals can take away some of the burdens. Here, we have answered the most common questions about property division during …

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Defendant Wants Civil Action To Be Heard With Divorce

When couples decide to separate, it’s not uncommon for there to be hard feelings between the parties. There may even be litigation beyond the outcomes directly associated with the separation or divorce, though stemming from the same set of facts. In a recent decision from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the courts were asked …

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Family Law Issues Over the Holidays: Why Divorces Tend to Go Up After the New Year

In our most recent post in the holiday series blog, we looked at the importance of following COVID-19 rules. This week, we examine some of the reasons why people tend to file for divorce soon after the holiday season, and why we expect the post-holiday divorce rate might surge even higher than usual this year. …

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Court Recognizes New Tort Following Husband’s Behaviour

As technology evolves, so too do the laws governing its use and the consequences thereof. A recent family decision from Ontario has expanded the province’s tort law to include “publicity which places the plaintiff in a false light in the public eye.” The decision could have a significant impact on the consequences of certain online …

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Supreme Court Weighs In On International Divorce

The Supreme Court of Canada has recently ruled on a case involving two parents who each began divorce proceedings, with the complication being that they each brought the actions in different countries. The ruling, which applies to all Canadian jurisdictions, sheds interesting insight into how issues involving multiple international jurisdictions. A wealthy and mobile family …

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Court Determines Whether Syrian Divorce Is Recognized In Canada

In many instances, if a couple gets divorced in one country, that divorce is likely to apply in other countries they may live in. But it’s not always so cut and dry. In a recent decision from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the court had to determine whether an old divorce obtained by a …

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