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  • The Change of Name Process in Quebec

    Embarking on a journey to change your name or your child’s name can be both exhilarating and/or daunting. Whether you are changing your name due to marriage, divorce, personal preference, or any other reason, the process can seem like a hill of paperwork and legalities – but this is often not the ca … Read more »

  • Keeping Your Engagement Ring After a Divorce

    Divorce can be a challenging and emotionally taxing experience, especially when it comes to the division of assets. Among the many items to consider, the fate of the engagement ring often holds significant sentimental and financial value.An engagement ring symbolizes a promise of marriage and is typ … Read more »

  • Spunt Carin Gives Back: Préma Quebec

    On Friday, May 17, 2024, the Spunt and Carin team donated to the Préma Quebec foundation, a charity chosen by our fantastic bar student, Rome.In her presentation, Rome shared that she and her sister were both premature at birth and it was with the funding to the Préma Quebec foundation that were abl … Read more »

  • Modification to the Divorce Act: A 3-Year Update on the Family Violence Provisions

    It has been approximately three years since the first amendments to the divorce act came into force in Quebec, prior to this the last changes were twenty years ago. Among other things, the impact of family violence was added to the list of factors that must be considered by the courts when assessing … Read more »

  • The Impact of Social Media on Divorce Proceedings

    Social media can significantly affect divorce proceedings in many ways. To begin, it is no surprise that higher social media usage can cause more issues related to infidelity, jealousy, and overall conflict between the spouses. In today’s digital age, social media is more frequent, and it influences … Read more »