Category: Family Lawyer in Mississauga
Is Maher Part of Equalization?
INTRODUCTION The Canadian Courts have considered Maher (sometimes also written as Mahr) as any property conveyed under […]
Is a foreign religious divorce recognized in Canada?
This question has come up before the Court of Appeal for Ontario recently. The question on this appeal is whether Canadian […]
Tender Years of Child Does Not Tip the Scales in Favor of Either Parent
Introduction According to the “tender years doctrine” the mother of the child of the tender year, normally up to the age of […]
How to Determine Date of Separation
The date of separation or valuation date (for financial purposes) is the date when you and your spouse separated. The date of […]
Can You Have a New Relationship If Not Divorced Yet?
Until you are divorced, a marriage does not end legally. In a few cases, we have seen those legally married spouses are […]
Why Do Muslims Need an Islamic Will in Canada?
Although a Will is not compulsory under Canadian Law, there are legal implications of not having a will. For example, not having a will […]
Unborn Child and Child Support
In today’s article, I am writing about a somewhat unique situation where a mother seeks child support and expenses for an unborn […]
Material Change and Variation of Court Order
In family law proceedings, the parties frequently desire to change the court order regarding decision-making responsibility, parenting time, relocation of the children, […]
Family Violence and Financial Abuse
Preamble On March 1, 2021 amendments to the Divorce Act and provincial and territorial family law Statutes came into force which desire […]
Religious Divorce in Canada
Preamble Under the Canadian Family Laws, the courts grant civil divorce pursuant to the Divorce Act. But some people need religious divorce […]
Is RESP Considered a Section 7 Expense?
Section 7 of the Child Support Guidelines provides the details of the children’s special or extraordinary expenses which are shared by the […]