In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court of Canada in Michel v. Graydon, 2020 SCC 24, unanimously decided that Mr. Graydon was obligated to pay a lump sum of retroactive child support in the amount of $23,000 for [...read full post]
Categorized: Case Analysis, Child Support.
Tags: Adult Child, Child Support, Retroactive, SCC, Supreme Court of Canada.
How do you respond to a non-disclosing party?
In November 2009, we posted an article on what you can do when the other side won’t give you the documents you need to determine their income. In that article, we referred [...read full post]
Categorized: Agreements, British Columbia, Child Support, Contracts, Costs, Division of Property, Property Division, Vancouver.
“I just want to get it over with”: Rushing to sign a separation agreement can be costly
Divorce and common law separations can be complicated. It can take more time and cost more money than you expect, which is why [...read full post]
Categorized: Agreements, British Columbia, Commentary, Contracts, Dispute Resolution, Division of Property, Divorce, Family Law, Procedure, Property Division, Separation, Vancouver.
During the coronavirus pandemic, Canadians are finding it increasingly difficult to pay down their debt. This can be especially challenging around the time that couples decide they want to get a divorce.
When people think of dividing property during [...read full post]
Categorized: Debt, Divorce.