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Thomas v Wohleber 2020 ONSC 1965: This is the first case to date that addresses the issue of urgency in a financial context. The two parties have been married for 11 years and have two children. No court orders were …

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Many women in common-law relationships believe they have exactly the same legal rights as women who are married. While there are many commonalities, there are some important differences, especially with respect to the way in which property is divided if …

My partner and I are common law. Do I have the same rights as a married person? Read More »

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In the coming months, Luke’s Place answers Frequently Asked Questions from legal advocates and service providers supporting women who have experienced violence and are involved in the family law court process. This is the first in the series. Question: What …

FAQ: Married and common-law and the matrimonial home Read More »

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The Family Law Act sets out the regime by which property is divided when a married couple separates. Because marriage is considered a partnership, with each person bringing equal but different contributions to that partnership, the property they accumulate during …

When family property does not have to be divided equally Read More »

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