Child Support Court Order
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How to Change a Child Support Court Order

It is not uncommon for a child support court order to be modified or changed, based on the circumstances of the payor. Circumstances sometimes dictate that the payor can no longer continue making the set payments, by no fault of their own, and will, therefore, need to have the support modified. Take the Covid-19 pandemic […]

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How long does it take to get a divorce?
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How Long Does It Take to Get a divorce?

When couples are looking into getting a divorce, there are several aspects and questions which need to be addressed. One of the most common questions couples want answered is how much the process will cost. While the answers will vary, read our previous blog here for more information on this. Aside from the cost of […]

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What if you don't pay child support?
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What Happens If You Don’t Pay Child Support?

A common and often asked question about child support is, what if you don’t pay child support? What happens if I don’t pay child support? What if your ex-partner or spouse is a “deadbeat” parent and just isn’t making their child support payments?. Child support payments in Ontario are enforced through the Family Responsibility Office […]

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How long is spousal support in Ontario?
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How long does Spousal Support Last in Ontario?

One of the most common questions regarding spousal support, is what is the duration of spousal support, when does the support requirement end? Similar to a child support requirement, the answer is, it really depends on the case. In some instances, spousal support will end earlier while in other cases it will last much longer. […]

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How to Apply for Legal Aid Ontario

Legal aid is a government program that helps people with low income receive legal representation and advice. Although publicly funded, Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) is an independent, non-profit corporation providing legal aid services in Ontario. Legal aid is only available to individuals with certain types of legal problems. Depending on your situation, LAO may cover […]

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Child Custody Awarded to Mother
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Court Awards Nussbaum Law Client Full Custody Of Children, and Imputes American Father’s Income to $335,000.

Our firm was retained by the Applicant/Mother, in the case of Saeed v Khalid, 2020 ONSC 939. The parties married in 2010 in Toronto and separated in 2016. The separation was unusual – the Applicant/Mother was unable to return to the United States due to immigration issues pertaining to her U.S. permanent residency, and the […]

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Couple in a Common Law Relationship
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What are the Requirements for Common Law Marriage?

The number of Canadians entering into common law relationships is increasing now more than it ever has. As such, there is a greater need for the general public to understand what a common law relationship in Ontario is and what it encompasses. For example, what is the legal definition of a common law relationship? Does […]

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How Much is Child Support in Ontario?
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How Much is Child Support in Ontario?

There is no set amount of child support in Ontario. The quantum of child support in Ontario varies from cases to case, and is determined based on a number of factors listed below. How is Child Support Calculated in Canada? The parent paying child support typically will pay what is called the “table amount”. The […]

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What to Expect at the Mandatory Information Program

When parties begin a family law court proceeding in Ontario, they are required to attend at a Mandatory Information Program (“MIP”). MIPs are usually held at the courthouse and are free of charge. Separating or divorcing parties are each given a separate session, in order so that the parties do have to see or speak […]

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How Much Do Divorce Lawyers Cost?

  One of the most common factors couples assess when considering a divorce is the cost. Going to court and getting a divorce can be expensive. This does not stop parties from proceeding, but it is something that weighs into the decision. However, parties should be aware that the costs for getting a divorce can […]

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