PRACTICE AREA: Family

S. (S.K.) v. B. (T.L.) (2017), 2017 CarswellBC 1245, 2017 BCPC 134 (B.C. Prov. Ct.)

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Father was aware that expenses were being incurred and was prepared to accept certain expenses but made no payment

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Mohammadi v. Safari (2017), 2017 ONSC 4696, 2017 CarswellOnt 12389 (Ont. S.C.J.)

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Forcing daughter to attend program did not protect daughter’s psychological and emotional safety, security and well-being

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Husband’s loss of his permanent employment and his inability to find new permanent employment that paid amount approaching his prior income over past three years constituted material change in circumstances sufficient to vary quantum of spousal support

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Phrase of the Week | Family Debt

L. (K.A.) v. L. (K.J.) (2017), 2017 BCSC 651, 2017 CarswellBC 1064 (B.C. S.C.)

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Digest of the Week | Failure to Pay Interim Support

Husband’s action in failing to pay interim child and spousal support and in not pursuing or perfecting appeal on timely basis disentitled him from continuing with appeal

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Enhanced Text and Annotations Library

The enhanced Text and Annotations Library is coming soon in September on WestlawNext Canada.

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Sample Family Legal Memo | Ordinarily Resident

How is the term “ordinarily resident” interpreted with respect to the Divorce Act?

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Epstein’s This Week in Family Law | refusal to adjourn

Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice set aside the arbitration award after the arbitrator had refused to grant the father’s third request for adjournment – rather than defer to the arbitrator’s discretion, the court cited the absence of consideration of prejudicial impact of an adjournment, vis-a-vis a refusal to adjourn, and found the father not to have been treated equally and fairly.

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Epstein’s This Week in Family Law | Family Property

Ontario’s Court of Appeal held that the wife who recently learned of her husband’s ten-year affair should not be precluded from seeking a bigger share of family property to reflect the funds he spent for his lover.

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Sample Family Legal Memo | Matrimonial Home

In terms of the net proceeds of sale of the matrimonial home, what deductions will the wife be entitled to claim? See sample legal memo.

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