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My Spouse Refuses to Let Me Travel With My Child

Your vacation time is here. But what happens when your spouse refuses to let you travel with your child? My spouse and I have just started our family law matter and he/she refuses to let me travel outside of Canada with my child! What do I do? Does your child need travel consent? When both […]

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Do I have to pay spousal support?

Defining Spousal Support “Spousal support”, or “alimony” is the money payed by one spouse to the other, for their financial support following a separation or divorce. Spousal support is paid either on a monthly basis, or as a lump sum. In Ontario, spousal support is not an automatic right, but in the case that your spouse […]

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Your Matrimonial Home: After a Separation, Can You Change the Locks?

Your Matrimonial Home: After a Separation, Can You Change the Locks?

You were married. Now you’re separated (not divorced) but you still own a matrimonial home with your former spouse. He/she, however, has moved out of the home fair and square, and you live there alone now. Can you exclude your spouse by changing the locks on the home? In Ontario, generally, the legal answer to […]

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