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Divorce and Pets

What Happens to Family Pets in a Divorce in Ontario? In Ontario, family pets are considered to be property under the law, and they are subject to the same property division rules as other assets and debts in a divorce. This means that the ownership of the pet will be determined based on who legally […]

Ten Questions Regarding the Matrimonial Home

Here are ten questions that you may want to ask about the matrimonial home when going through a separation: Who owns the home? If the home is jointly owned, you and your spouse may have an equal right to possession of the home. . What is the value of the home? Determining the value of the home […]

The Matrimonial Home

What Is A Matrimonial Home? The Family Law Act defines a matrimonial home as folows: Every property in which a person has an interest and that is or, if the spouses have separated, was at the time of separation ordinarily occupied by the person and his or her spouse as their family residence is their […]

Financial Disclosure

Financial disclosure

What is financial disclosure and why is it important? Financial Disclosure means that you and your spouse provide accurate financial information to each other to ensure that you both have the information you need to make important financial decisions.  Providing complete disclosure of all assets and liabilities as of your date of separation will help […]

Fast Divorce Agreements

Typically, If you go to a lawyer for a divorce settlement, lengthy negotiations can take several months. If you end up litigating, then court appearances, lawyer’s schedules and adjournments could add years to the process. Most couples I have worked with want to get their divorce settled as soon as possible so they can move […]

Divorce and Child Tax Benefits

Divorce and Child Tax Benefits

Bev Lewis chats with: Chris Evans – President of Diamond Tree Accounting When you are going through a separation, there may be some confusion regarding Child Tax Benefits. This week, Bev Lewis, Founder and President of Positive Solutions Divorce Services®, talks  with Chris Evans, President of Diamond Tree Accounting. Together, they give you valuable information […]