Articles by Rick Peticca

Rick Peticca

Rick Peticca is a family lawyer at Shulman Law Firm Professional Corporation.

Supporting Adult Children Through School – The Specific Factors

A few weeks ago, in an article titled “More on Child Support for Adult Children Pursuing Higher Education” I talked about the tricky legal question of how long parents should be financially responsible […]

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Are You Legally Capable of Entering Into a Contract?

If you are part of a separating couple, you will generally be encouraged to sort out any disputes about splitting your property by way of a negotiated agreement, which is always better (and […]

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Do Children Have a Direct Right of Support?

Readers of this blog will be familiar with one of the basic principles of Ontario Family Law which dictates that every child is legally entitled to financial support from their parents.   Practically speaking, […]

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Do Kids’ Opinions Count, in Family Law?

It’s an often-heard comment:  It’s the kids who suffer most when their parents separate and divorce.  Although this is undoubtedly true in many cases, in Ontario there is a concerted effort to at […]

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More on Child Support for Adult Children Pursuing Higher Education

In past articles we have written about the complex question of how long a parent should be responsible for supporting a child who pursues post-secondary education – meaning second and third university degrees […]

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