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 […]
Will Laws About Pets And Divorce Ever Change In Ontario?
Most pet parents treat their dogs or cats as much more than merely four-legged animal companions. According to a Canadian IPSOS-Reid study, about 83 per cent of pet owners consider their pet to […]
Assets That Are “Safe” From Divorce
There are very few savings, assets or investments that are not subject to division during a divorce, but they do exist. How proactive you are in addressing some of these items today will […]
What’s Mine Is Not Yours: Unequal Division Of Family Property
In Ontario, the Family Law Act (FLA) sets up a family property regime that is premised on a basic principle: Two married people are generally entitled to an equal share of the total […]
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 […]
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 […]