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CAPITAL COST ALLOWANCE AND DEPRECIATION – THEIR IMPACT ON DETERMINING INCOME FOR SUPPORT

If you are a separated or divorcing spouse who happens to have a business to run, the task of untangling of your personal financial affairs may involve considerations related to your business dealings […]

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CAPITAL GAINS, LOSSES AND SUPPORT OBLIGATIONS

If you run a business or have sophisticated personal holdings, the concept of “capital gains” and “capital losses” may be quite familiar to you. As you likely know, capital property consists of that […]

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HIGH INCOME AND SPOUSAL SUPPORT

If you are diligent and fortunate enough to earn a very high income, then the question of how much spousal support you may have to pay your spouse on separation or divorce will […]

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WILL YOU HAVE TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT FROM YOUR DPSP BENEFITS?

As a separating or divorcing parent, when it comes time to calculate your income for child support purposes you may have to account for many different sources, particularly if you are a corporate […]

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Trust Funds – How Are They Split in a Divorce? 

A legal “trust” is a concept that many people may have heard about, but few will truly understand, especially in connection with a divorce involving someone who is a trust beneficiary. Simply put, […]

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Restricted Stock Units – Will Your Former Spouse Get Half?

Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) are one of the many forms of compensation that senior corporate executives can receive from the companies they work for. Conceptually, RSUs are simply a promise by the company […]

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AeroPlan Miles and Loyalty Points in a Divorce – Will You Have to Share Them?

These days, it is common for people to collect Air Miles, AeroPlan points, or other types of frequent-flyer or loyalty program points (which we will simply call “points” here). Since they are a […]

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Was it a gift or a loan?

Imagine this common scenario: a young couple gets married. The parents of one of them (whether bride or groom) gives money to the newlyweds to get them started on their new life together. […]

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