Articles by Rick Peticca

Rick Peticca

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

Legal Obligations After Death – “Dependent’s Relief” and Post-Death Support

Although it’s not something most of us like to think about, the issue of whether our dependents will be provided for after our deaths is one that we should all think about.   This […]

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More on “Snowbirds” and Court Jurisdiction Over Support and Property Claims

A while back I wrote about the trial court decision in a case called Knowles v. Lindstrom, 2013 ONSC 2818   which involved an unmarried couple who spent time in both Ontario and […]

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The Perils of Drafting Separation Agreements – Knowing What You Don’t Know

Last week I talked about a case called Sabo v. Sabo, 2013 ONCJ 545 (Ont. C.J.), which involved spouses who had gone to court to try to have their separation agreement changed – […]

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Can You Change a Separation Agreement? A Recent Case in Illustration

In a case called Sabo v. Sabo, 2013 ONCJ 545 (Ont. C.J.), the spouses were married for more than 35 years when they separated.  At that time, and with the assistance of lawyers, […]

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Child Support for Kids with Special Needs

As readers of this Blog will know, if you are a parent in Ontario, then you have a legal obligation to support your child, and the extent of this obligation will always depend […]

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Is Support Ever Too Little to Bother Pursuing?

Last week I discussed a few Ontario cases in which a court had seen fit, in light of a spouse’s pre-existing lavish lifestyles and needs, to order the other spouse to pay very […]

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