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Category: Separation

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I was traipsing thru some estate journals and articles recently and I stumbled upon the reporting of a recent matrimonial case which gave me pause, and to many practitioners in estate and matrimonial matters, I am sure. Practitioners have long held the view that entitlement to spousal support under most…

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Separation and Divorce: Implications

In Ontario, there are significant implications when a couple (both common-law and married) separates and when a couple divorces. As more and more couples live in common-law relationships as well as the rate of divorce in this day and age, it is important to consider the following implications.  Separation –…

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RRSP transfers after death

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) recently weighed in on the eligibility for a tax-free transfer of registered retirement savings plan (RRSP) to a beneficiary after the death of the annuitant.

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