The End of No-Fault Divorce? The Leskun Case

The Supreme Court of Canada released the Leskun decision today: http://scc.lexum.org/decisia-scc-csc/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/item/2298/index.do In this case, the husband had an affair that led to the end of the marriage. Ms Leskun claimed that 8 years after the fact, she was still to emotionally devastated by her husband’s affair to work, and that this should be taken into […]

Support & RRSPs, Stock Options, Severance, Retirement Allowances, Capital Gains

Most people involved in a family law case in Canada know that the amount of spousal support or child support that must be paid is based on income. However, often people receive one-off payments during a year that they don’t normally receive – this is known as non-recurring income. Similarly, a person may suffer a […]