What does it mean to “cohabit” in canada

What does it mean to “cohabit”

First, for couples who are NOT married, Ontario’s Family Law Act sets out various rights and obligations that apply to couples who have been “cohabiting” for three years or more, or if who have been cohabiting for less time but have a child together. The main right these spouses become entitled to is spousal support. […]

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spousal support hand out in ontario

Spousal Support

Finances are one of the most common concern when considering a separation or divorce from your spouse. Whether you are the higher or lower income earner, the subject of your finances is crucial, and often the indicator of your quality of life, going forward. You or your spouse may be entitled to claim spousal support, regardless of whether you were […]

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Financial Disclosure in Family Law ontario

Financial Disclosure in Family Law

It is important to know that both parents have a legal obligation to support their children financially after Separation or Divorce. Children have a legal right to that support. By Law, it is your duty to disclose your financial information. As you should be aware, you are required to complete a Form 13 – Financial […]

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