Case could place more financial responsibility on grandparents

Father loses joint custody but retains access

Paradigm shift needed

Court upholds cohabitation agreement waiving spousal support

Courts consider whether alcohol mixes with employment in imputing income

Sex addiction and evidence in Canadian family law courts

Couples living together, apart

How the courts do the math on family loans

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This article originally appeared in the September 23, 2016 issue of The Lawyers Weekly.

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Common Law Spouses and Claims for Constructive Trust

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently grappled with the important question of when a common law partner’s claim for a constructive trust interest in a home may or may not be allowed. What Happened? The parties were common law partners who had cohabited for 15 years, from 2000 to 2015. At no time did the …

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Court Finds Severance of Divorce Would Not Result in Disadvantage for Ex-Husband Who Will Lose Health Benefits  

An Ontario court recently ruled on a motion filed by a wife who wanted to sever her claim for divorce from her claims for collateral remedies. The husband in question opposed the motion, arguing that he would no longer receive medical benefits from the wife’s insurer once they were divorced and wanting all outstanding issues …

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Agreements to Arbitrate in Family Law

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently considered the question of when a court may or may not find that an order to arbitrate a family law dispute is enforceable. What Happened? The parties were separated and had been involved in a family law matter since 2014. In August 2016, the parties and their counsel …

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