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Virginia Richards

The Breakdown of a Polyamory Relationship: What You Need To Know

Written by: Virginia Richards (View All Posts • View Bio) Published: August 7, 2018

Polyamory is a hot topic these days.  Societal expectations for relationships seem to be becoming more permissive, and with television shows like “Big Love”, and major news networks publishing polyamory “explainers” (https://globalnews.ca/news/4320857/what-is-polyamory/), polyamory appears to be working its way [...read full post]

Categorized: Common Law, Divorce, Family Law, Finances, Maintenance, Procedure, Property Division, Same Sex Issues, Separation, Spousal Support.

HHLaw

Are Veteran’s Affairs Pensions considered Income for Child and Spousal Support?

Written by: HHLaw (View All Posts • View Bio) Published: November 2, 2016

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.

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.