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Family Law Rules – Rule 5: Where a case starts and is to be heard

by Angela Princewill

October 23, 2015

WHERE CASE STARTS 5. (1) Subject to sections 21.8 and 21.11 of the Courts of Justice Act (territorial jurisdiction...

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I lost my job. Can I reduce my support payments to my ex?

by Angela Princewill

October 22, 2015

Support Payments and Unemployment An unexpected layoff can be a stressful experience for anyone, but particularly for a separated...

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Family Law Rules – Rule 4: Representation

by Angela Princewill

October 19, 2015

DEFINITION 4. (0.1) In this rule, “limited scope retainer” means the provision of legal services by a lawyer for...

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Child and Spousal Support after separation or divorce

by Angela Princewill

October 13, 2015

Child and Spousal Support When a relationship ends, a spouse may be required to make child or spousal support...

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Family Law Rules – Rule 3: Time

by Angela Princewill

October 9, 2015

COUNTING DAYS (1) In these rules or an order, the number of days between two events is counted as...

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Parenting Plans

by Angela Princewill

October 7, 2015

What is a Parenting Plan? A parenting plan is a document that outlines decisions about a child after a...

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Pre-marriage and Post-marriage agreements

by Angela Princewill

October 1, 2015

“Just as buying life insurance doesn’t foretell a premature death, neither does a prenup nor a postnup suggests the...

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Resolving your Family Law disputes – courts and other forms of dispute resolution

by Angela Princewill

September 21, 2015

During a separation, there are a number of legal matters a couple must deal with. These range anywhere from...

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