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Who Pays the Bills During Separations? A Look at Expenses Related to the Family Home

The family home is central to everyday family life, but when a separation occurs, the home can also become central to litigation…

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Nanny Cams and Home Recording Laws

Home video for security purposes and child care is everywhere these days. Check out our video where Craig Zawada, Q.C. talks about…

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Is there extra child support for swimming lessons?

When people think of child support, they often think about what’s called the table amount. The table amount covers day-to-day expenses like…

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How Much Is Child Support? The Three Things You Need To Know

Are you curious about how much child support you should receive each month? Or, on the flip-side, whether you’re paying more than…

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The Cost of Adultery: The Story of the $30,000,000 Affair

People often approach me with questions about the result adultery can have on their marital relationship or post-separation situations. Most people believe…

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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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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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