Top Ten Reasons Why Teaching Is Like Practising Family Law
201706.23
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Top Ten Reasons Why Teaching Is Like Practising Family Law

Many of my friends are teachers and/or work with kids. Over the year, I listen to their stories about the children they teach: their antics, their successes, their failures… As these teachers gear up for the very last week of school, I got to thinking.  I realized that, in many ways, teaching is not so…

Title Trumps:  The Effect of Placing a Property in Joint Tenancy
201705.26
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Title Trumps: The Effect of Placing a Property in Joint Tenancy

Griffith v Davidson, a recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision, has confirmed that placing a property in joint tenancy means sharing the property equally on relationship breakdown.  The question before the court (on appeal from an arbitration) was whether the common law wife held the property on resulting trust for the common law husband,…

Protecting Gifts and Inheritances in Family Law
201705.11
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Protecting Gifts and Inheritances in Family Law

  In Ontario, marriages are deemed to be a form of economic partnership. As such, at the end of the marriage, under Ontario law, the spouses have a right to share in the wealth generated during the marriage. This is accomplished by a process called equalization under the Family Law Act (“FLA”). Equalization is a…

201705.02
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New Post by Me on AdvocateDaily

Have a look at my latest post on AdvocateDaily on reports by the Office of the Children’s Lawyer. http://www.advocatedaily.com/jennifer-samara-shuber-weak-ocl-reports-damage-the-chances-of-settlement.html