Is COVID-19 a reason to stop paying child support?
January 5, 2021 | Child Support
The pandemic has been an incredibly tough time on everyone – feelings of isolation and uncertainty have taken over and on top of that, many people have unfortunately lost their jobs.
Tips for Co-parents during the COVID-19 Holiday Season
December 23, 2020 | COVID-19
During a time that is usually filled with family, friends, lots of food and joy, it goes without saying that this year’s holiday season is unlike any other, sorry we know it is annoying to keep hearing. This year is undoubtedly more stressful than any other especially for separated/divorced families with COVID-19 regulations etc.
COVID-19: Is Video Conferencing an option for a court?
October 13, 2020 | COVID-19
Covid-19 has turned our world as we know it upside down and the legal world is no exception. Since March 2020, the Quebec courthouses have had to make adjustments in order to protect people from the virus.
Judge can override a parent’s opposition to the COVID-19 vaccine
October 6, 2020 | COVID-19
As family law lawyers, we see a multitude of disputes in court and child vaccination is one of them. It is becoming more common that in a family where the parents are divorced/separated,
COVID-19: Back to School Tips
September 3, 2020 | COVID-19
It’s that time of year, back to school, but things are definitely not the same as in previous years. Your kids are coming off of months of virtual schooling followed by an out of the ordinary summer.
Canada – U.S Border closure extension
August 5, 2020 | COVID-19
On July 16, 2020 Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the extension of the border closure between Canada and the United States until September 21, 2020 with the possibility of further extensions.
Covid-19: government relief
April 29, 2020 | COVID-19
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, both our federal and the provincial government have released several benefit programs to help our society navigate through this difficult time.
International Students: Your right to work and COVID-19
April 25, 2020 | COVID-19
If you are an International Student enrolled in a full-time program, you are permitted to work 20 hours a week during the program and are allowed to work full-time during all school breaks.
Letter from Ministers to employers – Temporary Foreign Workers – COVID-19
| COVID-19
All Canadians and/or foreign workers are bound to comply with the public health and safety guidance from the Federal and Provincial governments with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19: impact on temporary resident applications (workers, students and visitors)
April 22, 2020 | COVID-19
An Applicant normally has 30 days from the time they receive the biometrics instruction letter to give biometrics (fingerprints and photograph) . However, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Biometrics collection centres in Canada and abroad are temporarily closed.
Should you establish a power of attorney, a protection mandate or a will during the Covid-19 pandemic?
April 17, 2020 | COVID-19
The answer is that it is not required by law, but it is certainly a good idea! This is a gift to your family and loved ones. It removes the obligation, stress and responsibility of your loved ones to make difficult decisions on your behalf or to guess your wishes. It will also avoid family feuds.
COVID-19 and its impacts on Temporary Foreign Workers
April 15, 2020 | COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic brings many questions and concerns with respect to the future of Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada. One question everyone is asking is - what are the impacts from Covid-19 on immigration?
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