Family Maintenance – More than Just Spousal and Child Support

A recent decision from the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench, Anderson v. Anderson, 2018 SKQB 182, seems to clarify the broad scope…

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Separating Parents and Language Rights for their Francophone Children

Canadian law recognizes that language is not simply a means of communication: it colours the content and meaning of expression itself. It…

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Is Your Condominium Corporation Ready for the Legalization of Marijuana?

I have been approached by many condominium corporations who are concerned about the rapidly approaching legalization of marijuana. When passed, the proposed…

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Can You Use Your Dead Spouse’s Reproductive Material To Conceive A Child?

It sounds like science fiction; but, now more than ever, people are having children through “non-traditional” means. Whether through assisted insemination, intracytoplasmic…

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“Not the Momma!” – A Comment on Reproductive Rights for Gestational Carriers

There are issues in family law that seem to be popping up more and more frequently. As family law practitioners, it is…

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The Collaborative Law Process – A New Alternative for Resolution in Family law

The title of this article is a bit misleading. Collaborative law has actually been around for about two decades now, but the…

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Child Support – How does Corporate Income come into Play?

I often have corporate shareholders, be them farmers or shareholders of larger or smaller corporations, meet with me to assess potential child…

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How To Get Child Support from the Dead

Aside from death and taxes, there are few guarantees. Thankfully, at least for the most part, your obligation to pay taxes stops…

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Child Support – Does it continue past 18? How about 22?

Here is the situation. You have a child with a partner – spouse or otherwise. You separated years ago and you have…

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Who Gets the Dog in a Divorce?

Those of us lucky (or unlucky) enough to own pets know they are integral members of the family unit. Each pet has…

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Reflections On Winning A Marketing Award

So a law firm wins a marketing award… Sounds like the beginning of a joke, but in this case it’s actually true.…

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Grandparent Rights: What to do if you are being denied access to your grandchild

Relationships are complicated, and this is especially so when children are involved. Separating parents often understand the importance of maintaining their child’s…

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