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Gifts by Joint Tenancy

October 24, 2014

The term “joint tenancy” is not uncommon in most households. It frequently comes up when people share ownership of assets, such as real property or bank accounts. The common understanding...

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Agreements under the Family Law Act

August 20, 2014

The Family Law Act, in effect since March, 2013, recognizes agreements made between spouses dealing with family law issues, including division of property and debts. While many oral contracts can...

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Incorporating a Professional Corporation

May 11, 2014

Certain professionals such as accountants, architects, physicians, and dentists may provide services through a corporation. While such corporation is formed in the say way as a business corporation, the governing...

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The Changing Face of Family Law

May 11, 2014

The legal system does not serve families well. Division 1 of the Family Law Act is titled “Resolution Out of Court Preferred”. The new Family Law Act recognises alternate dispute...

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What’s Yours May Not Be Mine…

October 23, 2013

Family property and excluded property under the new Family Law Act (“FLA”) Are you affected by the new rules of property division? “Spouse” now includes someone who is or was...

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