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Amendments to Canada’s Divorce Act: changes affecting custody orders

Canada implemented the Divorce Act in 1985.  The Act defines how various legal matters are dealt with upon the breakdown of a relationship between married spouses.  In addition to addressing the dissolution of a marriage, the Divorce Act deals with several corollary issues, including decisions around children and parenting. The existing legislation has recently been …

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Section 7 Expenses, Part 1: Are parents obligated to contribute towards a child’s post-secondary expenses?

Whether married or common law, when a child goes off to post-secondary education, non-separated parents have the freedom to determine how they will contribute towards their child’s education expenses. However, many parents don’t realize that the ability to choose if, and how much you will contribute to a child’s education expenses is lost following a …

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