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What Is an Answer and Plan of Care?

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in Child Custody on Friday, June 3, 2022.

When a Children’s Aid Society believes that a parent has abused or neglected their child and the child needs the court’s protection, the agency will file an application. To respond to this application and to preserve custody or visitation rights,…

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Family Violence

“Family Violence” Damages and Divorce

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in Divorce on Saturday, April 16, 2022.

An Ontario court recently issued a landmark ruling in a civil case examining the financial cost of physical and psychological abuse in marriage. In fact, the judge’s decision introduced an entirely new type of “tort” to local case law. And…

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Alimony

Can I Receive Alimony in Ontario If My Partner and I Were Never Officially Married?

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in separation on Saturday, April 16, 2022.

If you lived with your partner for at least three years or share children, you might be entitled to spousal support upon separation. Common-law couples (partners living together but never marrying) don't face as many complications as married couples. Separating…

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Settlement

How Has COVID Affected the Divorce Process in Canada?

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in Divorce on Wednesday, March 16, 2022.

Deciding to file for divorce can be one of the most taxing and emotional decisions in your life. After making the difficult decision to file for divorce, there is often a challenging process ahead to dissolve the marriage. When you…

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Child Support

How Does Remarriage Affect Child Support?

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in child support on Friday, February 11, 2022.

When spouses or partners with children separate, one parent often provides the other parent with child support payments to help with the costs of raising the children. Child support payment amounts can be changed in some situations, but typically only…

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Child Support Payments

When Can an Adult Child Receive Support Payments?

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in child support on Sunday, January 2, 2022.

Family law can be complicated and emotionally draining. Child support is often a central factor in a divorce or separation. Child support is financial payments from one parent to another to help offset the costs of caring for the child…

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Divorce Laws In Canada

How Long Does it Take for a Divorce in Ontario?

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in Divorce on Friday, December 10, 2021.

Filing for a divorce is not something that spouses do on a whim. It’s a difficult decision, one that in turn creates many more decisions — decisions concerning the division of assets, the determination of spousal support, and the making…

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Child Support Trouble

Why It’s Important to Meet Your Support Obligation While Appealing

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in Child Custody on Friday, December 3, 2021.

Given the emotional and financial implications at stake, child support and spousal support arrangements are particularly contentious aspects of many divorces. In some cases, the person required to make the support payments, also known as the Payor, may find themselves…

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Father's Rights

What Are My Rights as a Father in Canada?

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in Child Custody on Thursday, October 14, 2021.

As a father who is going through a separation or divorce, you likely have questions about what rights you have under Canadian law. People believe in many myths about what rights a father has in the child custody process or…

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Back-to-school Tips

Back-to-School Tips for Oshawa Divorced and Separated Parents

By , of Carmichael Law Professional Corporation posted in Divorce, separation on Monday, September 13, 2021.

Children often experience mixed feelings about going back to school, ranging from excitement at seeing their classmates, to apprehension about any newness they may encounter in the new school year. Divorce and separation can compound these mixed emotions, particularly if…

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