Posted onMarch 14, 2023
Changing a Child’s Residence May Require Court’s Oversight
In most cases, a parent who wishes to move to a new residence with a child will be required to provide notice of the proposed…
Posted onJanuary 30, 2023
Unemployment Does Not Exempt A Parent From Paying Child Support
A parent’s obligations to pay child support do not cease simply due to a period of unemployment. While an application to vary the amount of…
Posted onJanuary 16, 2023
Can the Impact of Inflation Justify a Variation in Spousal Support?
In recent months, inflation has been a prevalent topic of conversation. Inflation comes with increased expenses resulting in a higher cost of living for many.…
Posted onJanuary 9, 2023
Take Care to Ensure Your Family Law Claim is Not Barred by a Limitation Period
Limitation periods prescribe the amount of time a party has to pursue a claim. If a claim is commenced beyond the expiration of a limitation…
Posted onDecember 21, 2022
Does Re-Partnering Impact Spousal Support Awards?
The re-partnering of a spouse following separation or divorce can impact an existing spousal support order. If a new partner is helping provide for the…
Posted onDecember 5, 2022
Can You Obtain Disclosure from Third Parties in Matrimonial Litigation?
Financial disclosure is a pivotal obligation in family law matters. Proper disclosure provides a foundation for the parties to resolve financial issues, while a failure…
Posted onNovember 7, 2022
What is a Hybrid Decision-Making Responsibility Arrangement?
Decision-making responsibility (formerly known as custody) and access may become controversial issues following a separation or divorce. Parents may agree to arrangements with the help…
Posted onNovember 1, 2022
Property Transfers for Couples: Was the Money a Gift or a Loan?
It is not unusual for romantic partners to provide money transfers as gifts or loans during a relationship. The problem is that when a relationship…
Posted onOctober 17, 2022
Can Courts Disregard Separation Agreements?
A separation agreement sets out each person’s rights with respect to important separation matters upon separation, such as child custody and child support. These matters…
Posted onOctober 14, 2022
The Consequences of Fraud and Witness Intimidation in Family Law Proceedings
Family law matters can end up in the courts following a separation or divorce, and litigation can be a complex, uncertain and emotional time. Circumstances…