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Couple discussing Misconceptions about Money in Common Law relationship

What Are Some Common Misconceptions about Money, Marriage and Common Law Divorces?

In our profession, we often meet people after they’ve made a life-changing decision. Often, the individual does not realize the […]

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The Complete Guide To Spousal Support in Ontario

The Complete Guide To Spousal Support in Ontario

James and Marlene have been married for 25 years, they have two children who no longer live at home. Recently […]

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Do You Have to Live Together to Be Common Law in Ontario

Does Canada Recognize Common Law Marriage?

Defining a relationship is sometimes tricky, even between yourselves. When taxes and other legal issues come into play, they can […]

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Ontario Common Law Requirements for Immigration and Sponsorship

Ontario Common Law Requirements for Immigration and Sponsorship

Canada is a welcoming place for new immigrants, and it shows; immigration accounts for about two-thirds of Canada’s population growth. […]

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Facts About Common Law and Tax Filing

What You Need to Know about Filing Common Law Taxes in Canada

When you and your partner are thinking about moving in together, you may have questions about the tax implications of […]

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What Goes Into a Couple’s Financial Agreement?

What Goes Into a Couple’s Financial Agreement?

The idea of a couple’s financial agreement when you aren’t married might seem a little ridiculous. Maybe one of the […]

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