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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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CHILDREN’S AFFIDAVITS

With the enactment of the Family Law Act in March 2013, the courts...
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FEDERAL CHILD SUPPORT GUIDELINES: PRESUMPTIVE INCOME

The presumptive income for each spouse is the income as it appears...
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PARENTING TIME SCHEDULES

I am often asked by clients to suggest ways in which parenting...
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FAMILY LAW EVIDENCE: INVASION OF PRIVACY?

There have been recent decisions in Canada regarding the...
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WHAT DOCUMENTS AND INFORMATION I NEED WHEN I SEE MY LAWYER

During your first visit to my office I will ask you a series of...
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Filing Estate Taxes and Applying for a Clearance Certificate

When a person dies, the executor/administrator of the estate...
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What Constitutes a Will under WESA

Under the Wills, Estates and Succession Act (WESA), which came...
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KEEPING CHILDREN OUT OF THE MIDDLE

When parents separate one of the most important things to consider...
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Excluded Property which is placed in Joint Names

There is now a decision of Mr. Justice Butler of the Supreme Court...
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WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A GUARDIAN UNDER THE FAMILY LAW ACT?

A Guardian of a child has “parental responsibilities” and pursuant...
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Estate Administration and The Role of the Executor

You have been appointed to administer the estate of a family...
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