The Emergence of Cryptocurrency
The growing ubiquity of electronic communications over the past two decades has had a profound impact on the way we practice law. No longer are we sending letters to opposing counsel by mail or courier; rather, [...read full post]
Categorized: Commentary, Debt, Divorce, Finances, Income, Tax.
Tags: bitcoin, cryptocurrency.
One of the most daunting tasks a lawyer can assign a client is the completion of a Form 8 Financial Statement (in the case of a Provincial Court action, this is called a Form 4 Financial Statement). The Form 8 [...read full post]
Categorized: British Columbia, Family Court, Income, Procedure.
Many people change jobs at some point. If a spouse was ordered by the court to pay some amount of spousal support to his ex and he later loses his job and ends up with less income, he can often [...read full post]
Categorized: Alberta, Case Analysis, Divorce, Edmonton, Family Court, Family Law, Income, Separation, Spousal Support.
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.
The question of whether Veteran’s Affairs pensions and Veteran’s Affairs disability pensions received by military personnel for their injuries or disabilities suffered in the line of duty should be characterized as income for child and spousal support claims appears to [...read full post]
Categorized: Alberta, British Columbia, Case Analysis, Child Support, Income, Spousal Support.