Knowledge Base: Divorce & Separation

Can You Stop Your Spouse from Dividing Your CPP Credits?

As we wrote in a previous article, many divorcing partners may not be aware of their right to split the cumulated CPP credits that each of them contributed during the marriage. Once they […]

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Spousal Support and Retirement Income – Is Double Dipping Fair?

There are essentially two stages to the process of divorce in Ontario: 1) Dividing their matrimonial assets (via the “equalization” of their respective Net Family Property) 2) Calculating any spousal support obligation that […]

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How Are CPP Credits Divided After Divorce?

Throughout the course of your marriage or common-law relationship, both you and your spouse will usually have made contributions to the Canada Pension Plan. So what happens to those CPP credits when you […]

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