International Child Abduction

After a separation or divorce, the last thing any parent wants to think about is the possibility of their child being taken away outside of…
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A Reminder To Always Check Your Junk Mail

Following the rules of court and the Family Law Rules in particular, is imperative for all family law matters. Failure to do so may result…
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Considering Family Violence When Devising A Parenting Plan

We recently reported on an Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision that recognized a new foundation of liability for family violence. The judge, in that…
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Is there a presumption of equal parenting time?

After a separation or divorce, one of the most contentious issues is often parenting time with the children. While in many separations, decision-making and parenting…
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Parental Disagreement on a Child’s Passport

Applying for a passport for your child after a separation or divorce can be difficult. With the Canadian Government generally requiring both parents to sign…
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Decision-Making & Parenting Time Rights for Same-Sex Parents

The road to equality for LGBTQ2 Canadians has been a long one. Although homosexuality was decriminalized in 1969, marriage for same-sex individuals was not adopted…
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Child Relocation – Should New Evidence Be Considered On Appeal Or In Application To Vary Order?

When a parent wishes to relocate with a child, for example, to be closer to family, this may affect the other parent’s access rights (now…
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Can an Invalid Foreign Marriage Still Constitute a Marriage Under Ontario Law?

Following the breakdown of a relationship, dividing the assets, property, and debt the parties acquired during the relationship is an important step in the separation process.…
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Who Gets To Keep Buddy?

Following a relationship breakdown, the separation process can be emotional and stressful. Many issues may arise, including spousal support and property division. One thing that…
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Can an Ontario Court Order Child Support Where There is a Foreign Order as Well?

Child support can be ordered by a court or contained in a separation agreement or may occur outside these formal channels. It can become more…
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