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Can a Cottage be a "Matrimonial Home"?

Pack your bags and dust off those Muskoka chairs because cottage season is finally here! As we speak, people are eagerly prepping for the Victoria Day long weekend, no doubt ready for three […]

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Getting Caught In An Unenforceable Boundary

Often in family law, we see contracts between parties that are not always brokered by counsel, acceptable, or in some cases even legal. Until reviewed by legal counsel, these “contracts” or “agreements” are […]

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Will I Get to Keep my RSPs After a Divorce?

You have worked hard to sock away cash for retirement for many years.  It may not have occurred to you that finalizing your divorce might include parting with some or all your RSPs.  […]

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Superheroes in Scrubs: Nurses & Single Parents

When it comes to real world superheroes, a nurse is about as close as you can get. While they fight illness instead of evil and opt for scrubs over capes, they are still […]

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Call Recording Legally After Android 8.1

So there I was, a licensed Private Investigator in Canada working multiple legal cases and my Samsung Note 8 flashed a message saying it wanted me to “upgrade” to Android 9. I said […]

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Mother’s Day for the Separated Mother

Sooner than you know it, it’s here. Mother’s Day. But what is supposed to be a special day to celebrate mom can be hard in a separated household. This may be your first […]

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What is Mediation in Family Law?

In many cases, anyone in the throes of a separation or divorce hope that it can be a simple process. But there is always a chance that a dispute may occur. This is […]

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Washing Away the Word ‘Chores’

There are certain things that have to get done in every household. Those things that most don’t look forward to doing, that takes up time, that often is a complete drudgery. We have […]

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