Boulby Weinberg

Domestic Contracts and the Ontario Matrimonial Property Regime – In Ten Minutes or Less (presentation given at the International Family Law conference)

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The Framework

In Ontario, matrimonial property is governed by the Family Law Act. Each of the provinces of Canada have family property legislation,

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Trust Decision Uncovers Gap in Matrimonial Home Legislation

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A decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal has exposed a significant gap in the statutory protections for matrimonial homes in this province. Where a married couple share a matrimonial home there are many legislated protections for the spouse who is not the owner or the named tenant of the home. 

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Excluding a spouse from an estate: how little can you leave?

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The vexing question of what limits the law places on a spouse who wants to leave a surviving widow or widower without any inheritance has been addressed in a British Columbia Court of Appeal decision,

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Failing to think around the corner– When Financial Planning and Divorce collide

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No one plans for a divorce, or perhaps it is fairer to say that few do. Many people do, however, try their hand at tax planning,

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