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Temporary Child Custody

Temporary Child Custody   Making decisions about your children can be hard during a divorce.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 consideration. Unless parents ...
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Contest a Will in Ontario

Contest a Will in Ontario

Interest In The Estate                 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 have costly and sometimes unhappy consequences. Brothers Livio and Franco Quaggiotto took their dispute to court. ...
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7 Common Questions About Separation

Separation Questions To Ask A Lawyer Approximately 9 percent of the Canadian population 15 years of age and older are 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 ...
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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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Why A Henson Trust Matters

Why A Henson Trust Matters

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 was a previous case. It determined a Henson trust cannot be used to exclude beneficiaries from social benefits. This ...
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What to Do With a Will After a Death?

What to Do With a Will After a Death?

Posted March 8, 2019
What to Do With a Will After a Death? Your common law spouse of four years, Ben, has died at work from a massive stroke. What to do with a will after a death? Neither of you saw it coming. You lifted weights together every morning. How could this happen? You’re still grieving when his ex-wife ...
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Only 30% Of Marriages Are Healthy

Only 30% Of Marriages Are Healthy Relationship experts say healthy marriages only account for 30%. Is your’s one? As Valentine’s Day approaches, you may be encouraged to know love can even prevent real-life heart problems. People in healthy marriages are at lower risk for heart or blood vessel problems, couples data from the 20-year U.S. ...
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