Valuing Assets and Income in Ontario Separation Law

Valuing Assets and Income When Separating When people separate they are often not aware that they must divide their property with their spouse. The basic formula is to value everything you own at the date of separation, deduct your debts on the date of separation, and then deduct what you brought in...
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Toronto Estate Lawyers

IS THERE SUCH A THING AS JUSTICE IN FAMILY LAW?

The starting point in answering this question might be: What is your definition of Justice? Is it getting your way? Getting what you want? Is it feeling like someone has made a careful and balanced decision so that win or lose you feel like the process was fair? I don’t know what the answer is...
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Changes to the Family Law Rules – NEW Financial Disclosure Requirements

On May 2, 2015 a number of important changes to the Family Law Rules came into force. One of the most significant changes relates financial disclosure that every party in a family law case is now automatically required to produce. Since financial disclosure issues often slow down family law proceedi...
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CHILD SUPPORT & THE 40% RULE by Jeremy D. Loeb

Most parents who have occasional access rights to their children eventually hear about the existence of a section of the child support legislation that allows a court to reduce their child support payments if they have their children with them forty percent of the time or more. Often these access pa...
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