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Can a court order grandparents to pay child support for their grandchildren?

  • January 3, 2018

Are grandparents now responsible to make child support payments? [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] This question is becoming increasingly complicated as the traditional notion of “family” continues to evolve. Child support is typically thought of as an obligation…

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Why does my lawyer spend so much time on financial disclosure issues?

  • December 27, 2017

Financial Disclosures in Family Law Proceedings [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Rule 13 of the Family Law Rules (the “Rules”) contains numerous provisions designed to ensure that parties to a Family Law proceeding provide comprehensive disclosure early in…

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Letters as Evidence

  • December 20, 2017

How can you use letters from doctors in court? It is becoming increasingly common for parties in litigation to attach letters from doctors as evidence in family law proceedings. Take a common situation where a husband and wife are embroiled…

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Can I Change My Child’s Name?

  • December 15, 2017

What conditions must be met before a child in Ontario can change their name? In Ontario, the relevant piece of legislation with respect to this issue is called the Change of Name Act (CNA). Generally speaking, a child who was…

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Shared Custody Arrangements

  • November 27, 2017

Shared Custody Arrangements and s.9 of the Federal Child Support Guidelines [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row admin_label="Row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] How do we fairly apportion responsibility for child support in situations where the child resides approximately on an equal basis…

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