Do Gambling Losses Get Split After a Split?

In Ontario, the governing rules that guide the division of property when a couple permanently separates and divorces are found in the Family Law Act.   These provisions establish the general rule that family […]

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Contempt of Court in Family Law Proceedings

The average person will be familiar with the concept of “contempt of court” from U.S. television courtroom dramas, where a judge is chastising a litigant for his or her misbehavior in court. But […]

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Does a Flawed Settlement Count?

In Family Law, it’s always a good idea to settle as many of your legal points of contention as possible.  This saves the time, expense and cost of litigating those issues. But what […]

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Security for Costs in Family Law

As you likely know, the field of Ontario Family Law is a sub-set of the province’s civil litigation system, and in many respects represents a narrower, more focused and customized path for litigants […]

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