What To Expect During Your First Consultation With A Family Lawyer?
Regardless of the reasons for your visit to a law firm, the steps which a lawyer will take to assess your situation will usually be the same.
How is Matrimonial Property Regulated On-Reserve?
If you would like to file for divorce in Quebec and you are a part of an Indigenous community, there are certain laws and regulations that apply. The federal Divorce Act is applicable to all provinces and territories of Canada, both on and off reserve.
What Can I Do As A Victim Of Parental Alienation
Going through a divorce is never easy, especially when children are involved. Unfortunately, it has become more frequent to see one parent try to alienate the other parent from their children.
Consequences Of Failing To Pay Child Support
Child support in Quebec refers to the financial support provided by one parent to the other for the benefit of their child(ren) after separation or divorce.
Interview With Married Divorce Lawyers
Marriage is certainly not a fairytale, however with a lot of effort and work from both spouses, happily ever after can be attainable.
Divorce vs. Annulment
Have you ever wondered what was the difference between a divorce and an annulment of marriage? We’ve all heard of a Hollywood annulment from getting married drunk in Las Vegas.
Contempt Of Court: Interfering With Justice
In the context of family law, contempt proceedings take place when someone refuses to comply with a judgement or any court order. When a judgment is rendered, it becomes enforceable, therefore, disobeying or ignoring a judgment without reason can result in civil and criminal consequences.
The Future Generation of Spunt & Carin
The team of Spunt & Carin has never been bigger. We are proud that a good ratio of our team are law students and articling students. We are heavily invested in our students in terms of mentorship, exposure to our different files, and working alongside our lawyers.
Think Before You Click
Exercise caution when employing emojis in text-based communications related to contractual matters. A recent ruling by a judge in Saskatchewan serves as a poignant example that the seemingly innocuous "thumbs-up" emoji holds weight as a legitimate means of expressing acceptance.
Prenups In Quebec
We heard of it in movies, social media and from long-distance family gossip. But what exactly are prenups and are they applicable in Quebec?
Wills And Estates: Considerations For Indigenous Communities
In Indigenous communities, it is beneficial to have a will to manage your property after you pass away and to simplify matters for your family members. For Indigenous people who live in an Indigenous community, the rules that apply are those from the Indian Act.
How To Appeal A Decision Rendered By Youth Court
An appeal is a proceeding in which a judge’s decision is challenged by one of the parties when they believe there has been an error in the judgment.
Make A Will And Avoid Chaos
The death of a loved one is difficult to deal with to say the least. This situation can become quite complicated if the deceased died without a will.
What Is A Will/Testament?
A will (also known as a testament) is a document which expresses a person’s wishes as to how their property is to be distributed after their death.
ANNOUNCEMENT: We Moved Up! Suite 600
Our team is excited and proud to welcome our clients and colleagues to our new and bigger office located on the 6th floor of 345 Victoria in Westmount. It counts twenty private offices and two conference rooms to better serve our clients.
Pride: How to be a Better Ally
The term stands for 2 spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer but is evidently not restricted to individuals who identify as such, hence the addition sign at the end of the term. The community also includes intersex, pansexual, asexual, non-binary individuals as well as others.