single parent information in ontario family law

Misconception of Sole Custody

The Meaning of Sole Custody  To get to the misconceptions of sole custody it is important to outline its meaning. Sole custody outlines how decisions are made for the child and who can make them. It does not outline the physical care or the amount of time spent with the child. Sole custody is also […]

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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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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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