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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Securing Rights Through Cohabitation Agreements

BY VALERIE DYE Part IV of the Family Law Act sets out provisions to allow persons to enter into agreements in order to regulate their...

Spousal Support and New Relationships

BY: VALERIE DYE When the court issues an order for the payment of spousal support the payor or the payee may at a later stage...

Remedies for Victims of Domestic Abuse

BY VALERIE DYE Domestic abuse is very common in Canada among married and common law couples. Spouses are not the only ones affected by abuse,...

Litigating the Domestic Contract

BY VALERIE DYE  Domestic contracts, like other contracts are often challenged before the court. This happens largely, when, years after signing the contract one party...

Roles and Responsibilities of Trustees

BY: VALERIE DYE  It is important to note that although trustees own and control assets given to them by a settlor, these assets are held...

Solving Family Law Disputes Through Collaboration

BY: VALERIE DYE  During family law disputes neither party may wish to invest the time or finances to have their issues dealt with in Court....

Is Your Will Fool Proof? How To Avoid Challenges To Wills

BY VALERIE DYE  Most people recognize the importance of having a will to ensure that their estate is managed smoothly after they die. Unfortunately, having...

Steps in Family Law Proceedings – What You Need to Know

BY VALERIE DYE  In Ontario, when a family law matter is brought before the court it does not automatically go to trial. Various steps are...

Post-Separation Increase in Value of Matrimonial Property- Who Benefits?

BY: VALERIE DYE The issue of increase in value of matrimonial property becomes relevant when parties try to deal with the sale and division of...

Child Support and ‘Child of the Marriage’

BY VALERIE DYE Under the Divorce Act a ‘child of the marriage’ is defined as ‘a child of two spouses or former spouses who, (1)...

Community News

Guardian Angels – 17th Annual Caribbean Children Foundation Gala Supports Critically-Ill Children From The...

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO  It is believed that guardian angels are assigned to protect us here on this Earth, to guide us and aide us through...

Guyanese Contestant Crowned Miss West Indian Canadian 2017

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  After an eventful and exciting evening of talent showcase, evening wear and question and answer segments at the Miss West Indian Canadian...

Annual Gala Continues to Highlight the Importance of Mental Health Awareness

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  Conversations and awareness surrounding mental health have always been an area frequently shunned in society. Due to existing stigmas caused by lack...

Miss Diya Divas 2017

BY: LEANNE BENN Rajmini Ramkumar never imagined that she would help bring the spirit, creativity, and festiveness of Diwali celebrations held by Hindu communities in...

Supporting GTA Seniors A-Supreme Foundation Holds 3rd Annual Grand Charity Gala

BY: JELANI GRANT  Though the Jamaica Diaspora Conference came and went more than two months ago, Jamaicans continue to celebrate 55 years of independence in...