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Do spousal support obligations end automatically after retirement?

16 Aug 2017
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Divorce is a landmark event that can have far-reaching consequences upon a person’s life. Beyond the obvious emotional turmoil, divorce involves lifelong legal and financial obligations that an experienced Ontario family lawyer can help you navigate. Spousal support is certainly an area ripe for discussion and disagreement. A court Order for spousal support, especially in … Read more

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Landmark child support case prompts coming amendment to the Ontario Family Law Act

04 Aug 2017
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Earlier this year, this blog covered a Brampton child support case with potential implications for single parents of adult children with disabilities and the family lawyers who represent them. A recent article in the Toronto Star reports that the case of Coates v. Watson has prompted the Government of Ontario to draft an amendment to … Read more

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Spousal support in Ontario

29 Jul 2017
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When a married couple separates, determinations of child and spousal support obligations often represent contentious issues that can lead to long-lasting consequences for the parties involved. At Nanda & Associates, our family lawyers are dedicated to representing our clients’ best interests and guiding them throughout the separation process in order to provide them with peace … Read more

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Cycling, pedestrian industries continue to concern Toronto personal injury lawyers

14 Jul 2017
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The summer of 2016 was a dangerous one for cyclists in Toronto. Between June 1 and late September, 514 cyclists were hit by vehicles, resulting in one death and numerous injuries. Combined, more than three-thousand cyclists and pedestrians collisions were reported in Toronto last year. Road safety advocates and personal injury lawyers hoped for a … Read more

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Canada unveils foreign talent visa pilot program

07 Jul 2017
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Last month, the Government of Canada launched its Global Skills Strategy, which includes a 25-month visa program pilot project to help fast-growing Canadian firms attract and hire elite international talent. The $7.8-million project will enable highly skilled foreign workers to access a work permit in a matter of weeks; previously, that process took up to … Read more

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Can I decline to pay my real estate agent’s commission?

22 Jun 2017
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Selling a home or property requires the guidance of a variety of highly trained and experienced professionals, including a real estate agent and real estate lawyer. However, even with first-class professional help, sellers are not guaranteed the results they desire. Property is expensive, the real estate market is erratic and complex, and sales can fall … Read more

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Marijuana legalization concerns immigration lawyers

21 Jun 2017
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As the Canadian government’s proposed marijuana legalization date of July 1, 2018, inches closer, legal complications for criminal and immigration law related issues continue to materialize. This week, we’ll take a look at how legalization may affect Canadians’ access to the United States. A recent Maclean’s magazine article examined the case of Timo Hengge, a … Read more

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Will Ontario’s housing affordability actions backfire?

15 Jun 2017
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The Ontario real estate market is in a complicated state of transition, making real estate lawyers’ work more important than ever. In the weeks leading up to the Government of Ontario’s introduction of sweeping new housing regulations in April 2017, advocacy groups and the press called on the province to take action on housing affordability. … Read more

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Canadian privacy watchdog worries about cellphone security rules at U.S. border

09 Jun 2017
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Canada and the United States have a unique relationship: the two countries share the world’s longest border, are among each other’s top trading partners, and possess close cultural and historical ties. Bilateral trust between the nations has enabled a relatively free flow of goods, services and people across borders, as illustrated by Canada-U.S. preclearance measures. … Read more

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Ontario’s new foreign buyers’ tax puts real estate lawyers in the crossfire

02 Jun 2017
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The Government of Ontario has passed a number of new housing and real estate regulations of late, including highly publicized rent control measures and a 15 per cent tax on foreign homebuyers that aims to make housing more affordable to young Ontarians. It may take years to reasonably assess the efficacy of these programs, but … Read more

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