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Category: Ontario

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.

Kevin Heinrichs

Costs in Ontario Family Law

Written by: Kevin Heinrichs (View All Posts • View Bio) Published: June 15, 2016

Costs refers to legal fees incurred in the process of litigating a family law matter. In Ontario, the Family Law Rules empowers the Court to order one party to pay some or all of the costs of another party. The [...read full post]

Categorized: Costs, Ontario.

Kevin Heinrichs

Spousal Support Means, Needs, and Circumstances Considerations

Written by: Kevin Heinrichs (View All Posts • View Bio) Published: May 31, 2016

The recent decision of Bhatnagar v Bhatnagar, 2016 ONSC 3054 (CanLII) excellently summarizes spousal support entitlement, quantum, and award basics, while also highlighting retroactive support considerations and the meaning of self-sufficiency in a long marriage.

Spousal misconduct & self

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Categorized: Case Analysis, Divorce, Ontario, Spousal Support.