Will Covid-19 Change Your Equalization Payment?

Will Covid-19 Change Your Equalization Payment?

When married spouses separate or, in some instances, a common law relationship ends, one of the most significant issues the spouses will tackle is the division of property.   If the spouses were married, that division is determined by Part I of the Family Law Act...

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Negotiating a Separation Agreement

Negotiating a Separation Agreement

One of the first decisions to be made when negotiating a separation agreement is the date of separation.  This date is important for two reasons:  first, one of the grounds parties can rely on to obtain a divorce is that they lived “separate and apart” for at least...

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Income and Support for Salaried Employees

Income and Support for Salaried Employees

Part 1:  Salaried employees In order to calculate the amount of child support payable, we need to consider many factors. Let’s talk about income for salaried employees. The Child Support Guidelines require us to use the line 150 income on your tax return to determine...

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Can I Change My Mind After I Quit?

Can I Change My Mind After I Quit?

Last year, I wrote about an Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision that dealt with the issue as to whether or not an employee can rescind a resignation. A link to that decision can be found here. The Court of Appeal recently reversed that lower court decision...

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Will Your Termination Clause Hold Up?

Will Your Termination Clause Hold Up?

One of the hot button topics in employment law for the last several years is the enforceability of termination clauses or notice provisions in employment agreements. Such clauses attempt to limit an employee’s entitlements upon dismissal, often to the minimum...

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What is the Tort of Harassment?

What is the Tort of Harassment?

I am often contacted by individuals who tell me that they have been subjected to harassment. In some cases, the individual did not really have much of a case because the conduct complained of was not severe or harsh enough to cause actual emotional distress. It may seem insensitive, but unfortunately, the law will not compensate an individual because he perceived someone being mean to him.

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Introduction to Injunctions

Introduction to Injunctions

For many people, when they think of civil litigation and going to court, they think of suing for damages or monetary compensation. However, damages are just one of several forms of relief that a court can order.

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