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Can a common law spouse/ mother, joint tenant of the family home, attain exclusive possession of the home pending its sale, despite the fact that ss. 24(1)(b) and 24(3) of Ontario's Family Law Act, which allow for this, are not available to a common law spouse?
Can one spouse buy the other spouse's interest in the matrimonial home in a divorce proceeding, rather than force a sale and division of proceeds?
If a matrimonial home where the wife used inherited funds, post-separation, to pay down the mortgage were sold today, would the husband as joint owner be entitled to one-half of the equity?
In terms of the net proceeds of sale of the matrimonial home, what deductions will the wife be entitled to claim?
In what circumstances can a court order a spouse to pay occupation rent?
In what circumstances might a court make an order for exclusive possession of the matrimonial home under s.24 of the Family Law Act on an interim or temporary basis?
In what circumstances would a court make an order for exclusive possession of the matrimonial home under s.24 of the Family Law Act?
In what circumstances would a court order exclusive possession of the matrimonial home to one spouse on the grounds the order is in the best interests of the children?
Is a cottage registered in one party's name by their parents for tax purposes subject to distribution upon marriage breakdown?
Is a wife entitled to a credit for a post-separation pay-down of the principal on the matrimonial home using inherited funds?
Is the client husband's proposal for settlement reasonable and sustainable at law, in terms of his request for one-half of the net proceeds of sale of the matrimonial home (the wife having agreed to sell the home)?
Must a non-occupying spouse be ousted from the matrimonial home in order to claim occupation rent?
Upon separation, does a spouse have a proprietary interest in a cottage that was registered in the other spouse's name by that spouse's parents for tax purposes, and which was used and maintained primarily by the parents?
Upon separation, will a cottage that was registered in a spouse's name by his parents for tax purposes constitute a matrimonial home such that its value will have to be included in his Net Family Property calculation?
What deductions will the wife be entitled to claim on the net proceeds from sale of the matrimonial home?
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