Family Law

Custody, Access and Your Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic

With a growing number of COVID-19 cases globally, Superior Court of Ontario and Ontario Court of Justice have suspended all regular operations, putting parents and...

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Custody and Access Considerations in the Face of COVID-19

By now, like many other places in the world, we in Ontario realize that as a result of the COVID-19 or Coronavirus pandemic, the current...

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Getting Laid Off During COVID-19

Child and spousal support obligations in the COVID-19 era The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have quickly taken a toll on almost everyone’s physical, mentaland...

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When the Courts Close: Alternative Relief During the COVID 19 Pandemic

For the last few weeks and into the foreseeable future, generally speaking and with few exceptions the courts are closed. However, this does not leave...

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How Is Spousal Support Calculated in Ontario

What Is Spousal Support? Spousal support (known as “alimony” in the United States of America) is the financial compensation paid by one partner to the other...

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How is the Matrimonial Home Different than Other Property?

What is the Matrimonial Home? The matrimonial home is the name given to the family home, where the spouses lived at the date of separation....

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How is the matrimonial home divided?

Ontario has some very particular rules for addressing specific situations in family law. One of these is how the family home, or “matrimonial home”, is...

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