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Siskinds LLP
The assessment of damages is a process that evolves as the evidence becomes fully developed; specifically, in cases involving significant injury, medical and expert assessments are required to fully understand the extent...
Miller Thomson LLP
It's an increasingly common story. A widow has several children, all of them adults. She makes a will that leaves her assets to all her children equally.
Torkin Manes LLP
The Child Support Guidelines and the Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines have helped harmonize the awards of child support and spousal support across Canada.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Private Client Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Canada, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
McLennan Ross LLP
Surrogacy is a crucial family planning option and intended parents and surrogates often have (or should have) questions surrounding their legal rights and the surrogacy process itself.
Lindsay Kenney LLP
When a person passes away their will may need to be probated. The validity of the will and the confirmation of the appointment of the executor are verified through the probate process.
Lindsay Kenney LLP
The phrase "non-disclosure of assets is the cancer of matrimonial property litigation" is an oft-quoted phrase, arising from the seminal case of Cunha v. Cunha, 1994 CanLII 3195.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Your will can sometimes be seen as your final words to your loved ones.
McKercher LLP
A surviving spouse can start or continue a family property claim against the deceased spouse for family property rights. A deceased spouse's representative (e.g., executor or administrator)...
Cox & Palmer
Mr. Green sought to stay the provisions of a Corollary Relief Order requiring him to pay $37,767.57 in retroactive child support and pay prospective child support pending his appeal of that order.
McLennan Ross LLP
Intended parents have typically undergone a long and emotional journey to get to the point of deciding they wish to consider surrogacy and few things are more important to people...
WeirFoulds LLP
January 1, 2022, marked the introduction of new estate laws in Ontario. The changes affect one of the biggest pieces of legislation governing wills and estates in Ontario: The Succession Law Reform Act.
Miller Thomson LLP
A recent decision from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Gordon v. Gordon et al., 2022 ONSC 550 ("Gordon") shines a light on the importance of prudent drafting when undertaking multiple will planning.
Miller Thomson LLP
One cannot give away what one does not own. This concept is so fundamental that it should go without saying.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
One of my late husband's favourite sayings, along with putting "a rod in pickle for your own back" (the relevance of this one will become clear later in this blog, but for a history of this saying...
Dentons
Personal estate and succession planning can be just as important as strategic business planning for owners, executives and leaders when it comes to their business' bottom line.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
The housing market, with its rapidly rising real estate prices, has been a topic of conversation across Canada.
Torkin Manes LLP
Spousal support is one of the most discretionary areas of family law. The issue can become even more complex when a spouse claims retroactive support stretching back a decade.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
There is no question that child abuse and neglect are terrible and can have long-lasting impacts as well as ruin the entire lives of child victims.
Minden Gross LLP
How effective is your estate plan? A comprehensive tax and estate plan can reduce – or even eliminate – probate fees that might otherwise be owing upon death.
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