Monthly Archives: January 2015

What you should know about disclosing income for child support in Ontario

Many divorcing parents in Toronto are able to reach out-of-court solutions with regard to child support. For example, mediation is one form of alternative dispute resolution that can help parents resolve their disputes while staying out of court. However, if you are unable to agree with your spouse about child support, then the best way of establishing a fair arrangement may be to take the…

Hague Abduction Convention: What Canadian parents should know

Getting divorced can be one of the most traumatic experiences a person can go through. Ending a marriage can leave people feeling hurt or angry about the past and scared or confused about the future. These can be difficult emotions for any person, but parents who divorce also have all these same emotions on behalf of their child as well. One of the most troubling…

Clarifying property rights with cohabitation agreements

On a number of occasions, we’ve discussed legal issues that are specific to common-law spouses in Canada. If you are in a common-law relationship, then you are not automatically given the same property rights as couples who are legally married. However, depending on the circumstances, property owned by one common-law spouse may be divided with the other if the relationship ends. Whether or not common-law…

Fair divorce settlement depends on accurate valuation of property

While the general assumption is that matrimonial property will be divided equally between divorcing spouses, the reality is that a truly fair settlement may not be a 50-50 split. In one of our previous posts, we discussed how each spouse’s net family property is figured and how those figures are used to determine which spouse will make the equalization payment. These determinations can be much…

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