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Taylor McCaffrey
How do you initiate an adult adoption? There are many cases where one may wish to adopt an adult whether it's to formalize a relationship between parents who have raised a child as foster parents
Taylor McCaffrey
Surrogacy in Canada. Is it legal? Can a surrogate be paid? What can a Surrogacy Agreement cover? Surrogacy is an alternative for those who may have difficulty conceiving
Taylor McCaffrey
Bill C-78 (the "Bill") comes into force on March 1, 2021. It represents the first major changes to the Divorce Act (the "Act") aside from the Child Support Guidelines
Clark Wilson LLP
Today, March 1, 2021, marks the coming into force of significant changes to the Divorce Act.
Pallett Valo LLP
The Ontario Government has recently introduced a simplified probate procedure for estates valued up to $150,000, which will come into effect on April 1, 2021.
Miller Thomson LLP
On February 22, 2021, the Attorney General for Ontario tabled Bill 245, Accelerating Access to Justice Act, 2021, which has now received Second Reading.
McLeish Orlando LLP
The loss of a loved can give rise to a wrongful death action where negligence played a role in the death.
Minden Gross LLP
Sheila also addresses issues such as why Britney might end up under a guardianship in the first place, and the powers and obligations Britney's guardian would have.
Pallett Valo LLP
On February 16th, Ontario's Attorney General, Doug Downey, moved for the first reading of Bill 245, the Accelerated Access to Justice Act, 2021[1].
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Granted, it is not a particularly romantic gesture to ask your common-law partner for a cohabitation agreement.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
What are some of the trips and traps to be aware of from an estate planning viewpoint if you are a Canadian, but you have assets or other connections south of the border?
McKercher LLP
The Assisted Human Reproduction Act (the "AHRA"), enacted in 2004, provided the first legislative guidance on how to handle the issues of surrogacy and sperm and ova donation.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Integrating a new partner into your existing family can be an exciting step, but it is not always without challenges. Depending on whether the children's other biological parent is still in the
Clark Wilson LLP
People seek out legal advice for many big decisions: Need to sign a contract? Immigrating to a new country? Starting a business? Settling an estate? Going through a separation? Fired from work?
Bennett Jones LLP
A person who challenges the validity of a will has the burden of rebutting the presumption that a will is valid. In Logan Estate (Re), 2021 ABCA 6, the challenger was unable to rebut this...
Gowling WLG
2020 is over…finally. Rather than dwell on the year we would all prefer to forget, let us shift our focus to the future, and in place of a review, look forward and preview some ...
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Many of our clients often wish to leave a small gift to the younger people in their lives, for example grandchildren
Clark Wilson LLP
For those not in a relationship, Valentine's Day may bring longing for that knight in shining armour or whirlwind romance.
Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C.
As we've mentioned before in our articles, as experienced Canadian tax lawyers we practice a very specialized area of law in which we have developed a specific and valuable set of skills.
McLeish Orlando LLP
Spousal status carries enormous considerations in the context of wrongful deaths. This is because under s. 61 of the Family Law Act, damages are awarded to a spouse for housekeeping
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