The Buck Stops Here: How Retirement Impacts Spousal Support

Schulstad v Schulstad, 2017 ONCA 95

This case demonstrates how courts determine spousal support obligations in light of retirement. Ultimately, the appeal judge significantly reduced a doctor’s spousal support obligations to reflect his upcoming retirement.
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Emancipation and Financial Obligation

This case raises the question; in what circumstances do parents have an obligation to support children who have completely withdrawn from their care? Justice Marvin Kurz was tasked with determining whether a 17-year-old girl’s father should financially support her academic pursuits at an American university after she was emancipated.
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To Tape or Not to Tape: The Admissibility of Digital Recordings in Family Law

This case discusses some of the factors that judges will weigh when considering whether to allow digital recordings to be submitted as evidence.
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