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Author: Joseph Broadhurst

The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, often referred to as simply “the Hague Convention” in family law circles is an international treaty that governs the return of children to their country of habitual residence when [...read full post]

Categorized: Child Abduction.

Joseph Broadhurst

What you need to know about Marriage, Prenuptial and Co-habitation Agreements

Written by: Joseph Broadhurst (View All Posts • View Bio) Published: December 5, 2016

The terms “prenuptial agreement,” “cohabitation agreement,” and “marriage agreement” all refer to a similar type of agreement, an agreement that sets out the rights and responsibilities of spouses if they separate at some point in the future. There are many [...read full post]

Categorized: Agreements, Alberta, British Columbia, Common Law, Contracts, Edmonton, Family Law, Finances, Income, Ontario, Property Division.

Joseph Broadhurst

An Update on Joint Tenancy and Confusion Regarding Excluded Property under the Family Law Act

Written by: Joseph Broadhurst (View All Posts • View Bio) Published: September 29, 2016

We have previously written about excluded property and then about emerging confusion regarding Excluded Property under the Family Law Act. As a general principle a spouse who brings an asset into a relationship is entitled to keep the value of [...read full post]

Categorized: Commentary, Legislation Analysis, Property Division.