Unequal division of property: Recent case law

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In a recent decision, the Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a trial court decision, which granted an unequal division of net family property. The parties in the case of Stetco v Stetco, 2014 ONCA 370, had been married for 32 years. At trial, the judge found the husband’s abusive conduct during the marriage to…

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Court overturns domestic contract: Recent case law

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When a domestic contract is enforceable is the main issue in a recent case – Martin v Sansome 2014 ONCA 14 – decided by the Court of Appeal for Ontario. The parties were married for 10 years. The husband’s parents owned a dairy farm and milk quota and offered the couple the opportunity to live…

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