Decision making responsibility and parenting time in Ontario

With effect from March 1, 2021, the word ‘custody’ has been replaced by concepts which are more centered with the relation with the children, such as decision making responsibility, parenting time and contact. Let’s dive into this topic today from a family lawyer perspective. Decision making responsibility When two partners separate, a question of care […]

September 11, 2023
5 months
How does child support work in Ontario?

First of all, let’s determine the general term. For the purpose of child support, a child is someone who: Any person who is qualified under these requirements, is a ‘child’ entitled to child support from his/her parents. This is the situation in which you might need to ask for the help of a family lawyer.  […]

September 5, 2023
6 months
Does a husband have to support his wife during separation?

Who is a spouse according to Ontario common law? Spousal support is payable to, but not limited to, a spouse. As stated, spousal support is not contingent merely upon a matrimonial bond. Other cases in which a person can claim spousal support are, either when the parties cohabited with each other for more than 3 […]

August 27, 2023
6 months
Divorce and retirement

The divorces that occur after the age of 50 are usually termed as grey divorces. This article will discuss some of the common questions one may have about getting divorced during and after middle age, and whether a divorce and support order “for life” can be varied after retirement. Child Support According to section 31 […]

August 11, 2023
7 months