Daily Archives: March 13, 2019

To Contest or Not to Contest

To Contest or Not to Contest

Disagreeing with a “final hour” change to a family will can have costly and sometimes unhappy consequences. Brothers Livio and Franco Quaggiotto took their dispute to the Court of Appeal for Ontario (ONCA) in February 2019 after their mother revised her will 19 months before her March 2016 death. Eighty-seven-year old Maria Quaggiotto left the ...
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Answers to 7 Common Questions About Separation

Approximately 9 percent of the Canadian population 15 years of age and older is either divorced or separated. When couples decide to split up, divorce is one option, but one or both parties might not be ready to terminate the marriage. Separation offers an alternative to a divorce, but it is important to understand its ...
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What You Need To Know About Separation in Ontario

What You Need To Know About Separation in Ontario

Your marriage vows might have included “till death do us part,” but you and your spouse need time apart. It might come as a surprise to learn that separating from your spouse does not involve any court proceedings or legal formalities. A separation occurs as soon as a couple lives separate and apart from each ...
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What You Need To Consider Before Filing For Divorce

What You Need To Consider Before Filing For Divorce

The stress and emotional turmoil associated with breaking up with your spouse can be overwhelming and lead to rushing to file for a divorce. There could be many good reasons for ending your marriage, including physical or mental abuse making it unsafe to continue the relationship, but rushing to file for divorce could be a ...
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