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- My New Partner Was Charged with A DUI, Will That Affect My Parenting (Custody) Case?
Parenting (formerly child custody) cases in Family Court are supposed to be what is best for the children and not about the behaviour or concerns of adults, unless it impacts the children. But, the time after separation is a particularly difficult time in which it can seem a former spouse makes all … Read more »
- If I Don’t Have Money, Will I Lose in Family Court?
Often when spouses separate, one spouse leaves with much greater access to money than the other. Then that spouse wants to hold on to his or her money after separation, so doesn’t want to be cooperative, knowing that his or her ex does not have the money to go very far in Family Court, and so will … Read more »
- How Fast Can You Get Divorced in Ontario?
As the new year approaches, people start mulling over the idea of divorce. Shortly after New Year’s, family lawyers get bombarded with questions about how easy it will be to get a divorce in Ontario and how long will it take. People looking for a “new me” don’t want to have their ex hanging ar … Read more »
- Do Kids Have a Right to an Education that is Being Violated by Education Worker’s Right to Strike?
At the time of this article, Ontario’s education workers are on strike and Ontario’s public schools are closed to students. It is important to note that teachers (licensed teachers) are not on strike and are not doing anything to close the schools. Ontario’s school board’s have decided that they c … Read more »
- Do I Have A Duty to Report Child Abuse to a Children’s Aid Society?
Children’s aid societies are not like the police in that they do not go out patrolling looking for child abuse and neglect. Even if they did, that would not help as most cases of child abuse and neglect happen in private – where people can’t see them and leaving only, sometimes vague indications of … Read more »