Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday February 15, 2017. Today we are talking about Family Law. For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, and Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net. The first same-sex marriage in Ontario occurred on January 14, 2001. Its legality, along with the legality ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday February 8, 2017. Today we are talking about Family Law. For more information on employment law, family law, and wills, estates and estates litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Feb 8, 2017 at 6:33am PST In ...

Wise Law Blog: 20 Years of Canada’s Child Support Guidelines: Some Key Stats

BY PAUL B. ADAM, ASSOCIATE LAWYER  Canada’s Child Support Guidelines are 20 years young this year. The guidelines were enacted in 1997 and created a single, comprehensive guideline for how child support payments are calculated. The Child Support Guideline tables can be looked up and used online by anyone a web browser. Since being enacted, the ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday January 25, 2017. Today we are talking about Family Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 25, 2017 at 6:22am PST The Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines (SSAG) assist Ontario Courts in determining the amount of spousal support payable by a spouse. ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday January 18, 2017. Today we are talking about Family Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 18, 2017 at 6:15am PST Where all matrimonial issues have been resolved as at the one-year anniversary of a separation, an uncontested divorce can proceed ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday January 11, 2017. Today we are talking about Family Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 11, 2017 at 6:38am PST A final divorce judgment cannot be granted until one year following the date a married couple separates (unless special grounds ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday January 4, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 4, 2017 at 6:32am PST The amount of child support payable by a non-custodial parent is strictly governed by the Child Support Guidelines. The Guideline ...

Wise Law Blog: New Ontario Law Assists Grandparents Seeking Custody and Access With Grandchildren

BY SIMRAN BAKSHI, ASSOCIATE LAWYER and GARRY J. WISE, SENIOR COUNSELTypically, grandparents have access visits with their grandchildren during the time allotted to the children’s parents. What happens to grandparental access, however, where a parent does not seek access entitlements, does not reside in the jurisdiction to exercise access, or is otherwise estranged from the child’s grandparents? The ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday December 21, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Dec 21, 2016 at 7:03am PST In difficult custody cases, a Court may request that the Office of the Children’s Lawyer (OCL) become involved to investigate ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday December 14, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Dec 14, 2016 at 6:55am PST Did you know that… Where a parent repeatedly interferes to improperly prevent a child from building a positive relationship with ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday December 7, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Dec 7, 2016 at 6:27am PST The property rights of common law spouses upon separation are not governed by any Ontario statute. Common law spouses may ...

Wise Law Blog: Social Media in Family Law Matters

BY SIMRAN BAKSHI and RACHEL SPENCE How much is it worth to bash your spouse on social media? These days, the cost could be more than you might think.Canadian Courts have seen the use of social media as evidence in family law proceedings increase dramatically in the past few years. Westhaver v. Howard, 2007 NSSC 357, ...

Wise Law Blog: Recognizing Foreign Divorces in Canada

BY PAUL B. ADAM, ASSOCIATE LAWYERIf you were divorced in a foreign country, and now plan to marry in Canada, beware.Not all divorces are created equal.For a foreign divorce to be validated in Canada, it needs to have been granted according to the law of that country, by a court of that country with the ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday November 30, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Nov 30, 2016 at 6:42am PST Many couples live separate and apart “under one roof,” following marital separation, and do not immediately physically separate by changing ...

Wise Law Blog: Dividing and Equalizing Marital Property in Ontario

BY SIMRAN BAKSHI, ASSOCIATE LAWYERThe process behind “consciously uncoupling” can be overwhelming, particularly when it comes to the division and equalization of family property.Perhaps the most common point of frustration we hear from our clients is just how daunting and confusing it can be to complete Ontario’s financial statement forms and financial disclosure, generally, that ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday November 23, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Nov 23, 2016 at 6:50am PST Ontario’s Family Law Act (FLA) governs the equalization and division of property between spouses upon marital separation. It applies only ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday November 16, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Nov 16, 2016 at 7:47am PST A final Separation Agreement will document all issues that have been resolved by the parties signing it, along with any ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday November 9, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Nov 9, 2016 at 6:56am PST Where all matrimonial issues have been resolved as at the one-year anniversary of a separation, an uncontested divorce can proceed ...

Wise Law Blog: Separation and Your Children’s Education

With school now back in session, what better time is there to consider how best to co-parent with your former spouse regarding your child(ren)’s education: What are best practices when co-parenting and communicating about school for young children? Your child’s school can actually facilitate the process of ensuring both parents are involved in their child’s ...

Wise Law Blog: Separation and Your Children’s Education

With school now back in session, what better time is there to consider how best to co-parent with your former spouse regarding your child(ren)’s education: What are best practices when co-parenting and communicating about school for young children? Your child’s school can actually facilitate the process of ensuring both parents are involved in their child’s ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday October 26, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Oct 26, 2016 at 7:19am PDT A final divorce judgment cannot be granted until one year following the date a married couple separates (unless special grounds ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday October 19, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Oct 19, 2016 at 7:57am PDT In difficult custody cases, a Court may request that the Office of the Children’s Lawyer (OCL) become involved to investigate ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday October 13, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Oct 13, 2016 at 6:37am PDT The Child Support Guideline Table Look-up is a free tool to calculate child support payable according to the Canadian Federal ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily Lawfact from Wise Law for Wednesday October 5, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Oct 5, 2016 at 6:52am PDT The property rights of common law spouses upon separation are not governed by any Ontario statute. Common law spouses may ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Family Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday September 28, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Sep 28, 2016 at 6:27am PDT Ontario’s Family Law Act (FLA) governs the equalization and division of property between spouses upon marital separation. It applies only ...