While it hasn’t come up often (fortunately), I have had the occasional married client ask me this: Can he or she legally sell the home that the couple shares, without the other spouse consenting […]
I sometimes get questions from my clients who are lucky enough to have inherited money from their (less lucky) deceased relatives. They want to know how inheritances are treated in the event that […]
Many romantic relationships end in acrimony, and loose ends are often left untied in the emotional upheaval that follows a break-up. I often get asked whether it’s alright to dispose of the items […]
When spouses decide to separate, they will usually enter a separation agreement to solidify their agreed-to financial and personal arrangements pending their upcoming divorce. However, getting a divorce takes time, and it may […]
Make sure your separation agreement is comprehensive because spouses who are able to avoid trial through mediation to resolve most of their family law disputes (usually with the assistance of their respective lawyers) […]
Each party must be fully informed of the financial circumstances of the other.The Ontario Family Law Act expressly sets out that a Court can set aside any contract or settlement if it was reached without full disclosure by one or both parties.