What is a parenting plan? Part 2

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This is the second of two blog posts on parenting plans. In the first post we examined the purposes of a parenting plan and reviewed key components of the best interests of the child test. In this post, we’ll set out the basic topics a parenting plan should cover. What should the parenting plan cover?…

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What is a parenting plan? Part 1

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Whether a woman is preparing her parenting plan during or after her court case, the basic principles remain the same. This is the first of two blog posts on parenting plans. In this post we’ll examine the purposes of a parenting plan and review key components of the best interests of the child test. In…

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Case law: Variation of spousal support

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Black v Black 2015 CarswellNB 449: This is a Court of Appeal decision from New Brunswick, involving a marriage of just over 8 years, with no prior cohabitation and no children. The Court of Appeal characterized it as a short-term non-traditional marriage for the purposes of assessing spousal support. In the separation agreement negotiated by…

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