Parenting


The children’s issues are central to any parents facing separation and/or divorce. Where will the children live? How will decisions be made regarding their upbringing? Parents are often plagued with insecurity. The following summary is designed to provide a brief explanation of the key terms and aspects of custody law in Ontario.

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Child Support


Parents are responsible to provide for their children’s financial needs. When parents separate or divorce that obligation remains and the federal and provincial governments have passed legislation and regulations that structure and enforce the payment of child support.


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Property Rights


In Ontario, marriages are deemed to be a form of partnership. All marriages end, whether by separation or death. At their end, under Ontario law, the spouses have a right to share in the wealth generated during the marriage. This is accomplished by equalization under the Family Law Act.

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Neutralizing conflict through parenting co-ordination

Neutralizing conflict through parenting co-ordination

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Parents trying to iron out the details of high-conflict separations should communicate like business partners, says family lawyer Jennifer Samara Shuber. “It’s like running the business of the family,” says Shuber, a partner with Basman Smith LLP....
A PLEA FOR FAMILY LAW EDUCATION

A PLEA FOR FAMILY LAW EDUCATION

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I see lots of unhappy people in my office. Many are first time clients. Clients who have come to meet with me to learn about how the law will impact them. People who have either...
Put some pebbles in your pockets, people!

Put some pebbles in your pockets, people!

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Ok, so the title and topic of this post might not make sense right off the bat. It isn’t directly related to separation or divorce. But it is related to humanity. So please do keep...