Dependant Relief and Defining Relationships

Blog Post
March 6, 2018
Read Time: 3 minutes

A recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision, Stajduhar v. Wolfe, hinged on the relationship between the deceased and the claimant: specifically, how long they had lived together, if at all.

Defining (and Redefining) the Meaning of “Spouse”

Blog Post
February 1, 2018
Read Time: 2 minutes

The definition of “spouse” is constantly being honed and refined. Over the last twelve months, the Ontario legislature has been attempting to update the definition of “spouse”, in order to make it as inclusive as possible.