Joint Custody – Common Misconceptions

Presumptions “Joint custody” means equal time-sharing “One week on – one week off” is the only equal time-sharing arrangement At a certain age, a child can decide where he/she wants to live A judge will not order joint custody if the parents can’t cooperate Joint custody affects the amount of child support 1. Presumptions There...... Read More

Common-law couples – Has the law regarding property changed?

Division of property among common-law spouses has traditionally been a very murky area of family law. The starting point, with an unmarried but cohabiting couple is that, upon a breakdown of their relationship, each common-law spouse is entitled to retain ownership and possession of the property in his or her name and possession. Even the definition of “common-law”...... Read More

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