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Splitting Up? Know Your Obligations Before Moving Out

Splitting Up? Know Your Obligations Before Moving Out Know Your Obligations Before Moving Out It’s important you know your obigations before moving out. If you decided to join the growing number of Canadians who have exited relationships through divorce or separation, there are important thing for you to know about your family and financial obligations ...
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Making Decisions About Your Children: Temporary Child Custody

Making Decisions About Your Children: Temporary Child Custody   Making Decisions About Your Children: Temporary Child Custody. The number of people living in Canada who are either separated or divorced is shocking. The emotional turmoil parties go through during the process of splitting up becomes amplified when the welfare of children must be taken into ...
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How Does A Legal Separation Work?

How Does A Legal Separation Work?   How Does A Legal Separation Work? Many people want to know how does a legal separation work? According to Statistics Canada, more than 840,000 people identify themselves as being separated from their spouse and another almost two million people are divorced. Divorce is the legal process for terminating ...
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Contest a Will in Ontario

Contest a Will in Ontario

Contest a Will in Ontario                   If you are looking to contest a will in Ontario, you have come to the right place. Disagreeing with a “final hour” change to a family will can have costly and sometimes unhappy consequences. Brothers Livio and Franco Quaggiotto took their ...
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7 Common Questions About Separation

7 Common Questions About Separation 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 ...
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What You Need To Know About Separation in Ontario

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 ...
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What You Need To Consider Before Filing For Divorce

What You Need To Consider Before Filing For Divorce

What You Need To Consider Before Filing For Divorce What You Need To Consider Before Filing For Divorce There are things 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 ...
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Separation: Things To Consider Before Moving Out

Separation: Things To Consider Before Moving Out

Separation: Things To Consider Before Moving Out Things To Consider Before Moving Out There are many things to consider before moving out. Approximately five million Canadians have hit a rough spot in a marriage made the decision to split with their spouses. If you make the decision, either on your own or together with your ...
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Why A Henson Trust Could Matter For Your Family

Why A Henson Trust Could Matter For Your Family

Why A Henson Trust Could Matter For Your Family What is a Henson trust? A recent Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) decision offers relief for parents and adults with disabilities. SA v Metro Vancouver Housing Corp, 2019 SCC 4, released Jan. 25, determined a Henson trust cannot be used to exclude beneficiaries from social benefits, ...
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