Tag: division of property

Case law: Maher

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Bakhshi v. Hosseinzadeh 2017 ONCA 838: The parties in this case were married in Iran in 1995, at which time they entered into a Maher, which is an Islamic marriage contract. They emigrated to Canada and then separated in 2013. The

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What are my rights when it comes to property division?

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This is the first in a 3-part series on women’s financial rights and responsibilities when a relationship ends. Part 2 looks at determining the date of separation and Part 3 discusses spousal support. Historically, men have tended to manage the

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What are the time limitations on applying for spousal support or a division of family property?

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UPDATED (from April 2015): Women who leave abusive relationships are often reluctant to pursue their financial rights. There are many reasons for this. Some women don’t know they may have a right to share in the family property or to

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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

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