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What Happens When You Void a Cohabitation Agreement

  If you’re in a common-law relationship, you’ll need to protect your rights during the relationship and even after it ends. This is especially important since common-law partners don’t have the same protections as married couples under the law, or more specifically, the Family Law Act in Ontario.  Where married couples can expect benefits as …

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Oakville Family Law Lawyers

The family is the rock on which you build your life. You do everything you can to protect your family, and it seems nothing else can be more important. When everything is going well, your family is the source of all your happiness. When you first commit to a relationship, whether in marriage or a …

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Contested Divorce

A divorce is always difficult for everyone involved, especially if there are children. The emotional impact of a failed marriage is unavoidable, even when the separation is amicable. However, when there is a conflict between spouses, which is usually the case, the road to divorce becomes much rougher. The usual result is a contested divorce. …

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What Happens When You Void a Cohabitation Agreement

  If you’re in a common-law relationship, you’ll need to protect your rights during the relationship and even after it ends. This is especially important since common-law partners don’t have the same protections as married couples under the law, or more specifically, the Family Law Act in Ontario.  Where married couples can expect benefits as …

Read More

Oakville Family Law Lawyers

The family is the rock on which you build your life. You do everything you can to protect your family, and it seems nothing else can be more important. When everything is going well, your family is the source of all your happiness. When you first commit to a relationship, whether in marriage or a …

Read More

Contested Divorce

A divorce is always difficult for everyone involved, especially if there are children. The emotional impact of a failed marriage is unavoidable, even when the separation is amicable. However, when there is a conflict between spouses, which is usually the case, the road to divorce becomes much rougher. The usual result is a contested divorce. …

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Parental Child Abduction

A contentious relationship between spouses or partners after divorce or separation can often lead to getting back at each other. In cases where there are children involved, custody usually becomes the focus of disagreements. While most parents choose to battle it out in court, some will simply take the child or children and hide them …

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The Importance Of Following COVID-19 Rules

We’ve been spending the holidays blogging about importance considerations for parents during the holiday season. Last week we blogged about preparing children for why this year might look different than others. In our first entry of the series, we discussed how parents can avoid some of the common pitfalls associated with social media. This week, …

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Child Support and Claims for Undue Hardship

What happens when one party seeks to impute income to the other party for the purposes of calculating child support? In a recent decision, the court considered that very question when a mother brought a motion for a temporary order for sole custody and child support. The Mother Leaves The parties met in or around …

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Terminating Spousal Support

What constitutes a “material change in circumstances” when it comes to a party’s request to terminate spousal support? In a recent case, the Ontario Court of Appeal considered this very question and was asked to determine whether the trial judge erred in terminating spousal support. The Husband’s Decision to Retire The parties were married for …

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Who Is In The Best Position To Decide If Schools Are Safe?

We wrote last week about the return to school and the annual spike in trials related to moving a child from one school to another. Of course, COVID-19 has only added to the number of issues that parents must sort through as disagreements can arise about whether it’s safe to send a child to attend …

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The Children’s Best Interests: Changing Residences and Schools During COVID-19

As the court in a recent case stated, the pre-Labour-Day “Let’s Change Johnny’s School” urgent motion has become somewhat of an unwanted annual tradition. In this instance, the father brought a motion to change both the country where the children were going to live and where the children were going to go to school. The …

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Court Varies Parenting Order in the Face of COVID-19

Many parties have struggled with pre-existing parenting arrangements during COVID-19. As demonstrated in this case that was recently before an Ontario court, the pandemic has brought with it a lot of uncertainty and has turned many people’s plans on their head. The Original Parenting Order The parties were married in July 2008 and divorced in …

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