Family law issues and divorce

Spousal maintenance – what can i do if my spouse refuses to pay me maintenance ?

by John Hirst May 2, 2013 Divorce

In the event of there being a significant disparity of incomes between spouses, it is common for the lower paid spouse to receive interim monthly maintenance (Maintenance Pending Suit) from the higher earning spouse. The level of such monthly payments depends upon both the reasonable needs of the receiving party and also the ability of […]

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When Do Grandparents Get Child Custody?

by Legal Author April 4, 2012 Divorce

Below is a guest family law blog post based on the laws of Canada. Divorce leads to pain not only for the couple involved, but also for the kids. In many cases parents find it easier to move on, while children take a longer time to adjust to the situation. Most commonly child custody is […]

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