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Divorce Courts in Canada Typically See Family Pets as Property rather than a Subject Involving Custodial Orders

  Marriage involves a lot of tangible and intangible things and when it fails it’s usually a tedious process to take possession of the “things.” While taking possession of houses, jewelry, and other property is one side of the coin, there is another side, which is dealing with family pets. A court usually perceives a […]

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Spousal Support Guidelines and High Income Earners

If you are a high-income earner and separating, you at some point would have thought about how much amount of spousal amount you will have to pay your spouse.    Canadian courts treat each case individually, based on its specific facts. Luckily, there are certain guidelines in the SSAGs (Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines) which (If […]

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20 Divorcees Reveal the One Thing They Wish They Knew Sooner

  Divorces are not a bed of roses and that’s a given. Families are not torn apart and children are left to feel the worst though they eventually understand. That said here are some signs you must look out for if you feel any uneasiness.   1. Marriage is not always hard work- the sooner […]

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MOBILITY AND RELOCATION IMMEDIATELY AFTER SEPARATION

  Can I move out of the city with my children immediately upon separation. Generally speaking, a parent is allowed to live where they wish with the children. Following separation, it is common for at least one parent to relocate to relatives, like a brother, sister or parent. Often these parties live out of town, […]

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Child Support Owing, Drivers License Suspended, Oh Oh!

Often individuals fall on hard times and fall behind on their child support or spousal support orders and extra- ordinary (section 7) expenses. Support orders being enforced through the Family Responsibility Office (FRO) must be taken seriously, and there are grave consequences that can incur even if the payor falls modestly behind in his or […]

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