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Limitation Periods In Family Law For Property Claims

Limitation Periods in Family Law for Property Claims Limitation Periods in Family Law for Property Claims By Ivana Vaccaro, Partner at RV Law Lawyers and parties should remain distinctly aware of any time limits or limitation periods imposed by statute…

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Reduction And Termination Of Spousal Support

Reduction and Termination of Spousal Support Variation of Spousal Support - A Word to the Wise: The Cautionary Ruling of the Supreme Court of Canada in R.P. v R.C. Nearly one year has passed since the Supreme Court of Canada…

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Frequently Asked Questions Child Support

FAQ: Child Support Q. How can I find out whether my child is entitled to child support? Both the Divorce Act and the Family Law Act define a child, and specifically a child who is eligible for child support. Under…

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Frequently Asked Questions Divorce

FAQ: Divorce In order to dissolve a marriage, a divorce must be obtained. If you are separated, but not yet divorced, you are still married! Q. On what grounds can I apply for a divorce? Marriage breakdown is the only…

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Frequently Asked Questions Property

FAQ: Property Q. Do I have to be married to apply for a division of property under the Family Law Act? Yes. Persons who cohabit, but are not married spouses, are not entitled to apply to the Court for a…

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Frequently Asked Questions Spousal Support

FAQ: Spousal Support Q. Who has the right to spousal support? The right is a statutory right and it is that of married spouses, unmarried spouses and same-sex partners. Married or former spouses (divorced) may access the right to spousal…

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