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Saturday, November 18, 2017

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,...

Unjust Enrichment and Common Law Spouses

BY VALERIE DYE  As seen in the previous week’s article common law couples may be able to claim a share in assets to which they...

Property Division and Common Law Spouses – The Principle of Unjust Enrichment

BY VALERIE DYE In Canada couples who are going through a divorce divide their assets through the process of equalization. This is a process whereby...

Changing an Order or Agreement for Child or Spousal Support

BY VALERIE DYE Bearing in mind that orders for the payment of child support and spousal support are based on certain circumstances the family law...

Spousal Support and Taxation

BY VALERIE DYE Spousal support payments can be made in several ways. They can be made retroactive to a date before the application was brought...

Custody Issues in Matrimonial Proceedings

BY VALERIE DYE When spouses separate courts are often faced with the task of determining who will have custody of the child or children 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)...

Enforcing Child Support Orders

BY VALERIE DYE  Anyone who has had to pay child support under a court order has heard of the Family Responsibility Office. The Family Responsibility...

Entitlement to Spousal Support in Ontario

BY VALERIE DYE  Spousal support may be claimed either under the federal Divorce Act or under the Family Law Act of Ontario. Under the Divorce Act...

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...

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...