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How Does Mediation Work in Canada?

Many parties choose mediation as an alternative to settling a legal dispute in court. Unlike more adversarial forms of alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration, mediation provides a collaborative environment to help parties negotiate a …

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Is Spousal Support Considered Income in Canada?

Spousal support is money paid from one spouse to the other after a divorce or separation. The federal Income Act considers spousal support taxable income in most circumstances. If you receive regular periodic spousal support payments, it …

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Types of Parenting Agreements in Ontario

Parental rights under Ontario law include the authority to make important decisions about your child’s care, education, religious instruction, and welfare. Amendments to the federal Divorce Act in 2021 changed long-used terminology regarding child custody …

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: Difference Between Common Law and Marriage

Difference Between Common Law and Marriage

When it comes to the law, there are generally two different types of relationships. Some couples declare their love in front of friends and family, formally and legally binding themselves together in matrimony. Other partners …

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Who Can Witness a Separation Agreement in Ontario

Who Can Witness a Separation Agreement in Ontario?

Separating from a spouse isn’t only about diving property and assets and moving on. Separating from a spouse is a process that involves your financial and emotional well-being. At Musson Law, our compassionate Toronto divorce …

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