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Questions And Answers
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My partner wants to separate, and wants me to pay spousal support. We live together and aren't separated yet. Is this legal?
What happens if my spouse starts a court proceeding immediately after we separate without negotiating the matter? Did I lose my chance of negotiating the matter?
I live with my common law partner but I’m not on the lease…if something happens to him do I have to move out?
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Is it my daughter’s right to have proof of address/hotel of where her Ex is taking their 3-year-old son every other weekend before pick up?
I have been separated for 18 years. The amount owing in arrears is over $28000. Are there steps to take to ensure I get that? Am I eligible to receive it?
In Ontario, if an 18 year old moves away from home to go to college, is the child support paid directly to the child or still to the ex spouse?
Custody and Access
If I believe my Ex is not complying with COVID-19 physical distancing protocols, or is unvaccinated, can I decide to keep them from seeing the child we have together?
If I file for a contempt order, how do I relate to the judges what I need to protect my son’s and my right to a parenting order?
Dealing With Lawyers
I’m wondering how to prove my husband has another bank account. Also wondering if lawyers would recommend him to tell or would they give advice to keep quiet?
Is it illegal to record others in their vehicles? My husband has been having an affair and she recorded us, would the both get subpoenaed to prove this?
Should I send a financial disclosure to my wife's lawyer? If I fill it out wrong, will I get the chance to correct it before trial?
By law do you have to divide CPP and private pension plan (RRSP) in a divorce. Can you agree out side of court or does it have to be divide in court?
Odds and Ends
Was with partner for 3 years separated two days he owns the flat asked me to leave have nowhere to go; do I have any rights?
Hello, is it illegal in Ontario if your spouse records your conversation with another party without your consent?
Cohabitation or Domestic Agreement: Do they need to be prepared by Lawyer? If the parties agree would they be able to draw up agreement?
Can my name be taken off my joint account for the mortgage without my permission as well as off the mortgage?
Some of my property is at the house and I want it back. What can I do, since I was served divorce papers?
Can I get my deposit back which I paid for on our common law home purchased now that we are separating?
Can I still file for divorce without my marriage agreement and/or without an original copy of my marriage agreement?
Is it mandatory to apply for income splitting even if a couple don’t claim for it? Any disadvantages and advantages for both?
I have been with my spouse for 21 years but only married for 6 months before separation and have two children am I entitled to his pension or RRSP. I am from Ontario.
Steps to Divorce
How do I go about filing for a divorce as a permanent resident of the United States, living in Ontario?