Addressing Your Autistic Child’s Needs During & After Divorce

Posted by on Mar 24, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Getting divorced is hard enough, and doing so when children are involved makes it worse. When a child is on the autism spectrum, this brings up additional considerations that should be addressed for the well-being of the youngster and the entire family. The child may have more difficulty adjusting to the changes in circumstances and even understanding what divorce is. It’s essential for you and your spouse to work together as amicably as possible on a variety of issues. Place of Residence Children on the autism spectrum tend to dislike...

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What Happens To Your RRSP When You Die? Advice For Investors

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs) are increasingly popular. 59 percent of Canadians say they have contributed to one of these plans, which offer a more tax-efficient way to put money towards retirement. While many people plan how they intend to use their money during retirement, some savers overlook what happens to their plans when they die, a move which can greatly diminish the investment’s value. If you pay into an RRSP, learn more about what happens to the plan when you die, and find out how you should set up these plans to...

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Family Law: Which Children Are Eligible For Child Support?

Posted by on Jan 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Unfortunately, not all marriages end with happily ever after. With time, many couples develop irreconcilable differences, and as a result, these couples may feel that getting a divorce would be best for both parties. Approximately 35 to 42% of all marriages in Canada result in divorce with an average age of divorce being 44.5 for men and 41.9 for women. Separating and distributing assets that have accumulated during the marriage can be difficult, as can determining reasonable child support payments. This article will explain several...

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International Child Support — Should You Be Worried About Your Ex-Spouse Moving To The U.S.?

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Many an ex-spouse has considered leaving Canada and moving to the United States in an effort to thwart their child support payments. What these law-dodging parents don’t realize is that their move will by no means relieve them from their financial duty. If your ex-spouse is threatening to move to the United States so they don’t have to comply with child support orders, read on to learn why you shouldn’t be worried. Their Passport Will Be Denied If They Owe Too Much In order to leave Canada and enter the United States, your...

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Coming To A Courtroom Near You: Your Fitness Tracking Data

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Fitness trackers are all the rage these days. Whether you’re an avid fitness buff or just someone who wants to keep tabs on their physical fitness, the average fitness tracker offers a treasure trove of information on your health activities. These fashionable wrist bands are also making their appearance in a most unlikely venue: the courtroom. A growing number of personal injury lawyers are now relying on the wealth of data locked within fitness trackers to help their cases. Finding New Ways to Seek the Truth Verifying the facts can be...

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Overwhelmed With Debt? Regain Control Of Your Finances With These Tips

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you are feeling overwhelmed with debt, it can be intimidating and overwhelming. If you are worried about facing bankruptcy, the best thing you can do is reach out to a credit counselor and try to get control of your spending. Here are some steps that you can take on your own to regain control of your expenses and get out of debt. Know Where Your Money Goes The very first step to getting control of your finances is to understand exactly what your current financial situation looks like. Start by creating a detailed summary of the money you...

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Consumer Proposal Versus Bankruptcy: How To Choose Which Option Is Best For You

Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you find yourself in debt, and you are falling behind on payments or just overwhelmed by the amount owed, then help is available to you. However, it can be intimidating to understand what options are available and how to know which direction to proceed. Since there is no “one size fits all” option to provide the help you need, you should learn more about each before making a decision. Here is information to help you choose: What are your options for settling debt? Canada offers two primary options for consumers who need debt...

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Becoming A Landlord In Ontario

Posted by on Nov 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Being a landlord in Ontario can be a lucrative position, but it can also be very dangerous. If you let the wrong tenant into your home, it can be destroyed. And if you don’t know exactly what your legal obligations are, you can get yourself into some real legal trouble. If you want you and your rental home to stay safe, make sure that you follow these tips when you start renting out a home. Carefully Draft Up the Lease Be sure to include all of your expectations in the lease that you draft up for your property.  It is a good idea...

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Sexual Harassment At Work: Understanding Your Legal Rights

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

According to the University of Maine, up to 70 percent of women and 45 percent of men have suffered from some form of sexual harassment in the workplace. Sexual harassment is a serious issue, and can lead to problems with depression, sleep disturbance and even suicide. Unfortunately, many victims fail to report a sexual harassment complaint because they aren’t convinced their employer will support or even believe them. If you believe that you are a victim of sexual harassment at work, learn how Canadian law protects you, and how you...

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3 Estate Planning Tips For The Blended Family Household

Posted by on Oct 2, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Long ago, a typical family consisted of a husband, wife and their children. Divorce, remarriage, adoption and same sex-couples have changed the face the family norm. With so many different blended families emerging, it is important for you to plan your estate accordingly. Luckily, there are a few tips to help you plan your estate successfully. Children from a Previous Marriage Approximately 65% of all remarried couples have children from a previous marriage. Although you and your spouse may accept children from a previous marriage, the...

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