Boulby Weinberg

ARTICLES

Family Law Considerations for Intergenerational Transfers

Sarah Boulby|Download as PDF

Family lawyers and real estate lawyers tend to act for the same clients. After all, families need homes to live in.

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It Is Probably a Good Idea to Speak to a Family Lawyer When…

Oren Weinberg | Download as PDF

As lawyers, we can easily forget that it is sometimes important to pick up the phone or walk down the hall to talk to a colleague who practices in another practice area.

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Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines: High Income Families

Sarah Boulby | Download as PDF

Almost a decade into the Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines (“SSAG”) era, we are coming to terms with the guidelines. Courts are using SSAG fairly routinely and thereby providing more predictability to parties although the suggested support ranges are not always met with enthusiasm by recipients or payors.

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Ontario First: Inter Jurisdictional Spousal Support

Sarah Boulby | Download as PDF

Canada, and in particular, Ontario currently has some of the most generous spousal support provisions in the world for claimant spouses.

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When will an Ontario court assume jurisdiction in Family Law Cases

Oren Weinberg | Download as PDF

Family lawyers are seeing an increasing number of cases in which one party challenges the court’s ability to determine a case on the basis that it lacks jurisdiction.

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Spencer v. Riesberry: Trusts Trump Family

Sarah Boulby | Download as PDF

Can a family home escape the designation of matrimonial home under s. 18 of the Family Law Act[1], with all the implications that flow from that,

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Disclosure in Spousal Support Cases: Advising the Family Law Client

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The Nature and Extent of disclosure obligations in the SSAG era

Once upon a time the quantum of spousal support was largely decided based on the parties’ lifestyle during the marriage.

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Top Six Trust Issues in Family Law

Sarah Boulby | Download as PDF

The trust is a powerful equitable concept originally developed in the context of family interests. This tool devised by upper class English families to protect their patrimony from falling into the clutches of their daughters’ husbands has evolved into diverse uses in the contemporary economy.

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Blameworthy Conduct in Retroactive Child Support Cases: D.B.S. v. S.R.G. Five Years On

Sarah Boulby | Download as PDF

Five years ago in D.B.S. v. S.R.G. and its sister cases, the Supreme Court of Canada tackled the question of whether courts could grant retrospective child support awards and when they should do so.2 Before this decision lower courts had taken divergent approaches to the problem of claims to rectify inadequate or excessive retroactive child support.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Boulby Weinberg LLP is proud to sponsor Aidsbeat XX

We support the work of Canadian Foundation for Aids Research.

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Our office will be closing at 11:30 a.m. on August 11, 2017 for our firm summer party.
International Family Law

Oren spoke at the International Family Law Conference on April 28, 2017 in New York City, sponsored by the International Academy of Family Lawyers and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers –

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International Comparative Legal Guides

Sarah and Oren contributed the Ontario Law section to Family Law 2017, published by International Comparative Legal Guides, iclg.co.uk.

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Holiday Hours

December 16, 2016: early closing at noon

December 26, 2016: closed

December 27, 2016: closed

January 2, 2017: closed

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Our office will be closed for the move on November 25, 2016.
We are moving to the 18th floor at 80 Richmond Street West as of November 28, 2016.
Our office will be closing at 11:30 a.m. on August 19, 2016 for our firm summer party.
Sarah Boulby was recently selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 in the field of family law.
Advocates’ Society and Osgoode Professional Development 20th Annual Course on Written Advocacy

Sarah will be a faculty member for the Advocates’ Society and Osgoode Professional Development 20th Annual Course on Written Advocacy on October 14 and 15, 2016.

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