When a divorce or separation is filed in Ontario and there are minor children from the relationship, then both parents are responsible for ensuring that their children’s needs are looked after. In most cases, one parent will be required to make child support payments to the other parent. The way these payments are calculated is…

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Employment Law

Imagine a scenario where you have just been called into the boss’s office and informed that your services would no longer be required. This can come as quite a shock – but even if you suspected that is was coming, it can be very upsetting. If you have just been let go after a lengthy,…

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While you may not feel that you need an immigration lawyer to fill out an application or do some paperwork, having one working for you can be incredibly advantageous. Remember, immigration lawyers are pros at filling out these applications and have done so many times. But you on the other hand may only be seeing…

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civil law ON

Understanding the civil litigation process in Ontario can be intimidating but knowing what to expect can help ease any anxieties. Here is guide to the 12 main steps involved in the civil litigation process.  Step One: Determining Jurisdiction The first step is determining which court has jurisdiction. If the claim is less that $35,000, it…

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Spousal Sponsorship Canada

Spousal sponsorship allows Canadian citizens and permanent residents to sponsor their partner so that they can come to Canada and live here permanently. In Canada, we value the importance of family being together which is why spousal sponsorship applications are a top priority.  Here is what you need to know about spousal sponsorship and eligibility…

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civil law

Civil cases involve those where one or both parties are trying to get some form of compensation from the other. This differs from criminal cases in which the Crown is bringing a charge against the accused. In civil cases, the Crown is not the prosecutor but rather both parties represent themselves with the help of…

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