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Thursday, November 23, 2017

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Protecting Gifts and Inheritance During Marriage

BY VALERIE DYE In matrimonial proceedings, the general rule is that gifts and inheritances do not form part of net family property* and cannot be...

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...

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

The Green Dupatta Gala 2017

BY: LEANNE BENN  The Green Dupatta Organization held their fourth annual gala and charity banquet on Nov 11th at the Shingar Banquet Hall in Brampton....

Veteran Emille Bryant Keynote Speaker at Black Veterans Dinner Gala

BY: JELANI GRANT  The Black Veterans Affairs Council held their gala at the Toronto Plaza Hotel, fundraising to build a Black Veteran Memorial Garden in...

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...