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What is spousal support?

In Ontario, spousal support is money paid from one spouse to the other for financial support upon the breakdown of a relationship. A couple is said to have been in a relationship if they were legally married; they were in a common-law relationship for at least three years; or they had a biological child or […]

Child support explained

The topic of child support may create a lot of debate between parents, especially during a separation or divorce. However, laws exist to keep child(ren) safe and financially supported. What is Child Support? When there are child(ren) of the relationship and the parties are in the process of a separation and/or divorce, there is a […]

Separation Agreement

A Separation Agreement is — a legal contract between separating spouses or partners which helps the separating parties unwind both their financial and their family-related matters. Under Ontario’s Family Law Act, for a Separation Agreement to be valid, the partners must have negotiated the agreement freely—without duress or undue psychological pressure exerted by either partner. While […]

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