Knowledge Base: Property Division

Things You Can’t Leave Out Of Your Cohab Agreement If You’ve Already Been Divorced

We’ve recently written about the importance of having a comprehensive cohabitation agreement, especially if you’ve been through a divorce and are now living with, or about to move in with a new partner. […]

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How To Have The Pre-Nup Conversation Without Jeopardizing Your Relationship

You and your partner are deeply in love, and both of you are excited to get married. You’d like to talk about getting a pre-nuptial agreement (referred to as a marriage contract in […]

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Is It Ever Too Late To Get A Post-Nup?

Most people have heard of a pre-nuptial agreement, and have some idea of how it works. Before getting married, a couple signs a document that addresses how things like assets, liabilities, and spousal […]

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Rights And Obligations For Common Law Couples In Ontario

Common law relationships are on the rise in Canada, however many couples are unfamiliar with the legal rights and responsibilities they have with respect to one another should the relationship break down. In […]

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Want to Keep Your Ex Away from Your Inheritance? It’s Simple.

In a recent article in The Wall Street Journal titled “How to Keep Your Inheritance in a Divorce”, the author outlines a few tips on how an inheritance received by one spouse before […]

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Divorcing? Here are Some Ways to Keep the House

Most Canadian couples who marry and move into together will need a mortgage for their matrimonial home, placed with a bank or private lender.  But when the relationship falters my clients often ask […]

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