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- Have You Agreed to Family Law Arbitration? Make Sure Your Agreement is Enforceable
Mediation and arbitration are both methods of dispute resolution where parties can choose to settle disagreements outside of court. Parties might enter into minutes of settlement adopting negotiation or mediation, followed by arbitration to settle disputes that arise. Still, in some circumstances, o … Read more »
- Can an Unmarried Party Obtain Exclusive Possession of the Family Home if They Are Not on Title?
At the conclusion of a relationship, one party may voluntarily choose to vacate the family home. However, if there is a disagreement regarding who gets to stay in the family home, Ontario legislation permits courts to award exclusive possession of the matrimonial property to one spouse. While this a … Read more »
- Managing Your Pension Through Divorce and Equalization
Pensions are a significant asset that many individuals will accumulate over the years. In family law, pensions are considered property and will be included in the net family property calculation for equalization and division. The methodology used to complete a valuation of a pension may differ depen … Read more »
- Setting Aside Spousal Support Waivers in Domestic Contracts
Parties may enter into a domestic agreement before cohabitation or marriage. This agreement can set out the terms that would apply in the event of a future separation and may include customized provisions on how to deal with spousal support, for example, whether the parties have waived their rights … Read more »
- The Dangers of Discussing Your Family Law Case on Social Media
The availability of social networking sites has increased society’s comfort with sharing personal details, photos, and opinions. Posting personal information on social media during family law proceedings can be risky, as posting in a moment of frustration can lead to sharing inappropriate comments. … Read more »