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- Setting Aside Orders in Family Court
For various reasons, family law litigants may fail to participate in their court proceedings, placing them at risk of being “noted in default”. The court may then make “uncontested” orders in their absence, based on the evidence of the moving party only. It may come as a great surprise to learn that … Read more »
- What happens if I default on my Mortgage?
A mortgage on your home will most likely be the most significant debt you will incur in your lifetime. A commitment in which you will be obligated to pay for a considerable amount of time – in the majority of cases anywhere between 10-30 years. That said, when a borrower defaults on their loan and f … Read more »
- How Can I Obtain Custody of the Family Pet in My Divorce? – My Soon to be ex-husband is Keeping My Pet Away From Me
Under Ontario’s current Family Law Legislation, pets, of any sort, are not treated like children they are, for all purposes of law “property”, like furniture, cars or bank accounts. So, judges do not decide things on the basis of the “best interests of the pet”, the way judges decide parenting issu … Read more »
- Changes to Impaired Driving Laws
In 2018, Bill C- 46 was passed and with it came significant changes to impaired driving laws in Canada. Bill C-46 repealed sections 249 to 261 of the Criminal Code and replaced it with Part VIII.1 – sections 320.11 to 320.4 The changes include three new offences referring to a blood drug concentrat … Read more »
- I Want to move Provinces However, I am Aware That I’d Need the Permission of My Child’s Father to Do So. But, can My Child’s Father Move Without My Permission?
If you, as a primary parent, want to move, you would need your ex’s permission because naturally, moving will interfere with him parenting your son. However, if he moves, then he will be interfering with his own time with your son, and, presumably, that will not affect your time with the child/ren … Read more »
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