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Monday, November 20, 2017

Providing For Beneficiaries In Blended Families – The Spousal Trust

BY: VALERIE DYE  In the last publication, I touched on the use of mutual wills to deal with issues affecting blended families. One of the...

Moving Out Of The Jurisdiction? How Will This Affect Your Parenting Rights

BY: VALERIE DYE  Issues related to custody and access to children do not necessarily end once a final order is made in court. One instance...

Resolving Disputes Through Mediation

BY: VALERIE DYE  Collaborative family law is a means of resolving disputes whereby lawyers work together with their clients to arrive at solutions without needing...

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....

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...

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, as...

Child Support Obligations Of Non-Biological Parents

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)...

Estate Planning- The Importance of Having Powers Of Attorney

BY: VALERIE DYE In planning for The Unexpected it is common for most persons to consider making a will to specify what should happen with...

Snooping Spouse: Beware Of The Backlash (Part 2)

BY: VALERIE DYE Apart from the likelihood of criminal prosecution that can arise from snooping, spouses can also face a civil suit for accessing private...

Snooping Spouses: Beware Of The Backlash

BY: VALERIE DYE We live in an electronic and digital world where persons not only correspond by e-mail and text messages but individuals are in...

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...