Custody and Access Jurisdiction – When Does the Court Decide?

McLeod v Peppe, 2018 ONSC 2364 This case examined when a court might exercise its…

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Antonio Sabato Jr’s Divorce is Finalized: The Impact of Parental Substance Abuse on Custody and Access Decisions 

Antonio Sabato Jr’s divorce has been finalized. The former soap star and his ex-wife Cheryl…

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Adult Adoption – Is Parental Consent and Notice Required?

C.L.W. (Re), 2018 ONCJ 223 This case looked at the issue of whether parental consent…

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John Schneider Jailed for Unpaid Spousal Support

John Schneider, most known for his starring role in the “Dukes of Hazzard” film, has…

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Paternity Tests and Terminating Child Support

Saunders v Vargas, 2018 ONSC 1892 In Saunders v Vargas, the court dealt with a…

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Halima Rashid Files a Motion to Increase Spousal Support from Jermaine Jackson: Spousal Support Entitlement and Intentional Underemployment

Halima Rashid, estranged wife of Jermaine Jackson, filed a motion asking for $35,643 per month…

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Kevin Federline Files a Motion to Increase Child Support from Britney Spears: Financial Secrecy and Child Support

Kevin Federline Files a Motion to Increase Child Support from Britney Spears: Financial Secrecy and…

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Parents v Grandparents: Who Should Have Custody?

Parents v Grandparents: Who Should Have Custody? K.E.L. v. S.A.L., 2018 CarswellOnt 3083 (Ont. S.C.J.) The…

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Ojeikere v. Ojeikere 2018 CarswellOnt 5917, 2018 ONCA 372

The main point of contention in this case pertains to the custody dispute of the…

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Child Support, Spousal Support, Self-Sufficiency and a Material Change in Circumstances

Butler v Butler, 2018 ONSC 2409
It is important to note that the parties’ separation agreement was negotiated and drafted by accountants (not lawyers). Although the Agreement did not include Certificate(s) of Independent Legal Advice, paragraph 43 did stipulate that the parties received independent legal advice and understood their rights. The father filed a Motion to Change the provisions of child support and spousal support.
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