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A “Springing” Power of Attorney

In the past a Power of Attorney whereby you appoint someone to...
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Enduring Power of Attorney

An Enduring Power of Attorney is a legal document in which you can...
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DivorceMate and Interpreting the Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines

In my last blog I explained the origin of the Spousal Support...
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Spousal Maintenance

Spousal maintenance is a concept which attempts to “equalize”...
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Keeping the Family Residence

When spouses decide to separate they need to consider how to...
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Children, Custody, Access and Parental Alienation

The new Family Law Act has changed the words we use to describe...
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Pensions and Pension Valuations

When spouses separate they need to determine how they can...
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What Happens to the Family Residence on Separation

When spouses decide to separate often their largest asset is the...
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Mediation

I have recently attended an advanced mediation training course in...
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Setting Up Trusts for Minor Beneficiaries

A will that leaves part of an estate to a minor beneficiary often...
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What Documents and Information Do I Need to Complete My Financial Statement

One of the first tasks that I ask of my clients after they have...
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The Family Law Act and Personal Injury Awards

The Family Law Act, section 85 states that excluded property (i.e....
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