Knowledge Base: Spousal Support

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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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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Spousal Support and Retirement Income – Is Double Dipping Fair?

There are essentially two stages to the process of divorce in Ontario: 1) Dividing their matrimonial assets (via the “equalization” of their respective Net Family Property) 2) Calculating any spousal support obligation that […]

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What Do You, and Celebrities, Have in Common?

A recent news article chronicled the fact that two Canadian music celebrities – namely Neil Young and Avril Lavigne – had both ended their marriages in the past month. In the case of […]

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Does a Flawed Settlement Count?

In Family Law, it’s always a good idea to settle as many of your legal points of contention as possible.  This saves the time, expense and cost of litigating those issues. But what […]

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