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Bankruptcy Claim Trumps Wife’s Access To Proceeds From Home Sale

Family law can be a difficult enough world to navigate in the best of times. When other areas of law enter the picture, things can become even more complicated. Oftentimes people may go through a separation or divorce and receive an order dictating how their property will be divided after the relationship ends. However, as …

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Parties Disagree Over Ownership Of Home

When separated or divorced parents find new partners and establish a long-term relationship, a blended family is formed. Oftentimes, the finances of such a relationship can be complicated due to obligations from previous relationships or court orders. A recent decision from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice shows how important an honest approach to family …

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Court Orders Sale Of Matrimonial Home

Upon the breakdown of a marriage through separation or divorce, what happens to the matrimonial home can be one of the more difficult issues to navigate. Not only can there be a great deal of emotional investment into the home, with both parties feeling strong ties to it, but a home can often be a …

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Home Is Where The Dispute Is

Following a separation a couple might avoid a costly trial by coming to agreement on a number of items, possibly negating the need for a trial at all. However, sometimes an agreement might ultimately lead to further confusion or litigation. Such was the case in an decision recently issued by the Court of Appeal for …

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Comments on the Matrimonial Home

Have a read about the matrimonial home and the fluctuating housing market. https://www.advocatedaily.com/jennifer-samara-shuber-family-home-is-an-emotional-asset-in-a-volatile-market.

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Like it or Not: Forcing the Sale of the Matrimonial Home

The court recently examined the interesting question of whether, and under what circumstances, a party can obtain an order to sell their matrimonial home even when their spouse opposes the sale.   The Parties’ Story The parties were married in 1979, separated and reconciled in 2009 and 2014, and separated for a final time in …

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