Monthly Archives: September 2015

When divorce is due to infidelity children should be protected

Since the hack of the Canadian company Ashley Madison, which is essentially a dating service for married couples, cheating has been in the news a lot and likely on a lot of people’s minds. While there are multiple reasons why a married couple in the Toronto area might decide to divorce, cheating is one factor that often pushes people to that point. Whenever children are…

Protecting yourself if you purchase a house while cohabitating

There was a time when couples waited until after they were married to purchase a house. Throughout the years however, things have changed and more and more often people involved with each other, who are not interested in entering into the union of marriage, are opting to buy a house and live together. In these situations, should the relationship come to an end, legal issues…

Class-action lawsuit seeks to change child support policy

For custodial parents throughout the Toronto area, child support plays an important role. Depending on the specific situation the custodial parent finds he or she is in, it may be used to cover a variety of expenses related to the children including food and clothing. In the province of Ontario however, it is possible that due to provincial legislation, not all payments are making it…

Matters to address when cohabitating couple splits

The end of any relationship is usually difficult. This is particularly true when, regardless of whether a marriage is involved, a couple has created a home together. While a cohabitating couple that decides to call it quits does not have to go through a divorce, it is possible many of the same issues–such as the division of property, child support and “spousal” support–will need to…

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