Many parents are wondering how COVID-19 will affect co-parenting, access, and child support. Marta Siemiarczuk recently discussed these issues with Sam Laprande on 1310 News. Listen to the interview here:
Not necessarily. Child support is based on a child’s level of dependency, not just their age. In many cases, a child’s entitlement to support will extend for several years after they reach the age of majority. Who is a “child” for child support purposes? Two pieces of legislation govern child support in Ontario: the Family… Read more »
One in five Canadians will experience a mental health problem or illness in any given year. Roughly eight percent of adults will have major depression at some point in their lives, and anxiety disorders affect around five percent of the household population.
In the final post in our series for the Family Law blog, Pam MacEachern looks at Bill 34, Children’s Law Reform Amendment Act (Relationship with Grandparents), and recent changes to grandparents’ standing in access and custody disputes.
It is a common misconception that all legal disputes are resolved in the court-room. In fact, only a fraction end up going to litigation; most are resolved through alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation or arbitration. It all depends on the complexity of the issue and the parties involved. So what is the difference between mediation, arbitration and litigation?
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