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- How Should Separated Parents Share the Kids' Holidays During COVID-19?
Holidays can be difficult for separated families. It may be impossible for the children to celebrate with both parents and their families or to have the most important time, that is, Christmas morning, with both parents. So how can separated parents divide up those special times? Doing so can be on … Read more »
- Could I Be Liable For Child Support to My Spouse’s Ex?
Child support is the right of the child and the obligation of the parent. So, the quick answer to whether one spouse has to pay the other spouse’s child support is “no”. But, like most things in the law, things can be more complicated than that.Child support is always payable by a biological or ado … Read more »
- Can My College Keep Charging Me Tuition Even Though My Classes Were Cancelled Due to COVID-19?
When the Ontario Government ordered the shutdown of universities and colleges in March due to COVID-19, many students suddenly switched from in-class to online learning. However, for many programs, especially programs related to healthcare, applied sciences and other programs that required practici … Read more »
- Does My Spouse Get Half My Pension If We Separate?
A pension can be a great way to plan for retirement. However, they can cause difficulties in separation and divorce. Deciding how much a pension is worth, how it should be divided and what discounts may apply can all be complex issues. It is unusual for separating spouses to share the full valu … Read more »
- Can Parents Get Private School Tuition Back Due to COVID-19?
Ontario students have been out of school for almost two months. Parents of children in the public school system have been struggling with helping their children through lessons at home with what many of them feel is inadequate support, especially for children with special learning needs. Parent wit … Read more »