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Questions and answers about family law and divorce in Ontario - Shulman Law Firm

How are Assets Divided?

Divorcing spouses have a lot to consider throughout the process. Where significant assets are involved, property division is a major concern. Property refers not only to real estate and tangible items, but also […]

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Questions and answers about family law and divorce in Ontario - Shulman Law Firm

Shulman Answers: What is a separation agreement?

A separation agreement solidifies the rights and duties two spouses have towards each other/children they have together.

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Marriage Contracts

In Ontario a marriage contract is commonly referred to as a “prenuptial agreement” (or “prenup”). It can be prepared either for two people who are married to one another or intend to marry one another.  Before entering into a marriage contract, […]

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Child Support in Ontario

Child support is the right of the child.  Child support is the legal responsibility of parents or guardians to provide financial support. Consequently, this is to the extent that the parent is capable […]

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Exclusive Possession of the Matrimonial Home

After spouses separate, disagreements about how to disentangle a family’s financial affairs often arise.  One area of dispute relates to the matrimonial home. In Ontario, the Family Law Act gives both spouses an […]

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