Marriage Contracts & Cohabitation Agreements
Sep12

Marriage Contracts & Cohabitation Agreements

No one plans the end of a serious relationship. In the name of love, we hope against all odds (those odds being about 1 in 2 of survival) that our partnerships are strong enough to last. But, still things happen. Whatever the reason, relationships end. You can save yourself a lot of additional stress during a difficult time by planning ahead and writing up a marriage contract or cohabitation agreement with your partner. Together you...

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Division of Property: Married Versus Common Law
Sep05

Division of Property: Married Versus Common Law

Married? Common law?…What’s the difference? Family law in Ontario predominantly deals with the rights and responsibilities of children, parents, spouses, and common law partners. Basically, it is composed of all the laws that dictate the rules governing family relationships. It is important to know that ¬†family law is applied equally to same-sex and opposite-sex couples in Ontario. This gives all couples the opportunity to...

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