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September 15, 2020

Cohabitation Agreements

Signing a cohabitation agreement expertly drafted by a lawyer, can be one of the most important decisions that you make upon entering a common law relationship. Common law couples do not share the same rights and responsibilities available to married couples upon separation. Therefore, it is advisable for all couples in a common Law relationship to consult with a family lawyer. The experienced lawyers and attorneys at Nussbaum Family Law can advise you on how to protect your rights by setting legal boundaries and obligations should the relationship end.
September 15, 2020

Same Sex Divorce

In 2003, Ontario became the third jurisdiction in the world to legally recognize same-sex marriage. Once married, the law is blind as to sexual orientation. Accordingly, the same rights and obligations with respect to property division, spousal support, insurance benefits, death benefits, and so on apply equally to same-sex partners and opposite-sex partners upon separation.
June 17, 2020
Child Support Court Order

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 […]
June 4, 2020
How long does it take to get a divorce?

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 […]
May 21, 2020
What if you don't pay child support?

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 […]
May 11, 2020
How long is spousal support in Ontario?

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? […]
May 4, 2020

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 […]
April 28, 2020
Child Custody Awarded to Mother

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 […]
April 23, 2020
Couple in a Common Law Relationship

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 […]