Common causes of divorce around the world.
Common causes of divorce around the world
June 6, 2023 | Divorce
Divorce is a life altering event that can be challenging to comprehend. There are many misconceptions and ideologies surrounding the reasons that lead people to end their marriages.
Hollywood Divorces
Hollywood Divorces
April 5, 2023 | Divorce
Almost everyone has at least one favourite celebrity couple whether it’s Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds, David and Victoria Beckham, George and Amal Clooney, or one of the hundreds of others whose lives we follow for our own entertainment.
Filiation And Sexual Assault
Filiation And Sexual Assault
March 15, 2023 | Divorce
Family law in Quebec has recently undergone several changes with respect to gender identity. The family law reform is now beginning to address the topic of filiation and sexual assault.
How to prepare for court during litigation
How To Prepare For Court
February 22, 2023 | Divorce
Courtroom etiquette is an unfamiliar concept to most. However, there are rules that guide what is considered to be acceptable behaviour during litigation.
How To Choose The Right Lawyer For You
How To Choose The Right Lawyer For You
February 1, 2023 | Divorce
Legal proceedings can seem daunting for most, unless you are already familiar with the law, which is why people often choose to be represented by a lawyer, even if it is not always required.
Empty Nesters - spunt
Empty Nesters
January 12, 2023 | Divorce
Welcoming a child to the world redefines the relationship between a couple in all its aspects, whether emotionally, physically, or financially, at tiem the entire relationship altogether.
The Partition Of The Partnership Of Acquests– Fiscal Considerations
The Partition Of The Partnership Of Acquests
January 5, 2023 | Divorce
In the context of divorce proceedings, attorneys have a duty to properly advise their clients on all the consequences of the breakdown of their marriage, including the partition of their matrimonial property.
What happens to RRSPs during a divorce?
What Happens To RRSPs During A Divorce
January 4, 2023 | Divorce
A registered retirement savings plan (hereinafter referred to as “RRSP”) is a type of financial account in Canada for holding savings and investment assets. RRSPs have various tax advantages compared to investing outside of tax-preferred accounts.
Religious Divorce and Judaism - Spunt & Carin
Religious Divorce and Judaism
January 3, 2023 | Divorce
While legal proceedings are always required for a civil divorce judgement to be rendered throughout the world, in some religions a religious divorce is also required for spouses to re-marry within their faith. For instance, in Judaism, for a spouse to re-marry.
Divorce vs. Separation checklist
Divorce vs. Separation
December 13, 2022 | Divorce
Unfortunately, not all marriages work out as planned and oftentimes, for a multitude of reasons, life moving forward will be better to end your marriage. Regardless of the cause or whether it is amicable or not, there are several steps that need to be taken in order to end a marriage.
Rights of Pets in the Context of Separation/ Divorce
Rights of Pets in the Context of Separation/ Divorce
October 15, 2022 | Divorce
In Quebec, laws concerning property also apply to animals as per article 898.1 of the Civil Code. However, the Code also recognizes that animals are sentient beings and are not a thing. In the context of divorce, animals are subject to the same rules as moveable property.
Blame Game Isn't Neccessary
Blame Game Isn’t Necessary
October 14, 2022 | Divorce
No need to point fingers, accumulate evidence of cheating, or worse bruises in order to get a divorce. If there was domestic abuse that will be taken into account in some aspects of the divorce. That being said fault does not have to be proven.
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