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Tag Archive: Child Support

Divorce, Social Media & Online Harassment: The new frontier

| April 20, 2022

In the old days, when someone divorced and wanted to ‘bad mouth’ their ex, they would tell nasty things to their co-workers, friends, and family.  The reach of this banter... View More

So You’ve Decided To Separate From Your Spouse. Here Are 10 Ways A Family Lawyer Can Help You

| June 12, 2018

In the process of divorce, there are things you just cannot do that your family lawyer can. The first and the most important duty of a family lawyer is to plan the fastest, smoothest... View More

The toughest of all family court decisions: life or death

| August 3, 2016

Family court judges are called on daily to make difficult decisions.  The more challenging of cases often involve custody, relocation, alienation and termination of contact. However, at the far extreme... View More

Double standards in tax deductibility of legal fees in support cases?

| December 2, 2016

In Grenon v. Canada [2014] T.C.J. No. 227, the payer of child support appealed a notice of reassessment denying a tax deduction for the legal fees he paid resulting from... View More

Family break-up does not have to be this bad…poor children

| February 6, 2018

The case of Valettas v. Chrissanthakopoulos [2014] O.J. No. 4835 is a reminder of the clients we serve and how anger, hurt and distrust can cause irreparable damage to everyone... View More

Child support orders actually have teeth

| November 7, 2017

For those that question the likelihood that child support will really be collected should read Ontario (Director, Family Responsibility Office) v. Westerop [2014] O.J. No. 4583. Justice Platana released a... View More