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What Happens if You and Your Ex Disagree About COVID-19 Vaccines for the Kids?

By Zagazeta Garcia LLP |

Every parent would likely agree after the last few months that the COVID-19 pandemic can be stressful for children just like it is for many adults. And if you are sharing children with a former spouse after a separation or divorce, the last thing you want to do is add to the stressful feelings… Read More »

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What Happens if You Overstay Your Visa in Canada?

By Zagazeta Garcia LLP |

Residents of other countries who have been lawfully admitted to Canada can find themselves overstaying their visa for many reasons. In some cases, finding love unexpectedly while abroad can be a determining factor in a choice not to leave on time. In other circumstances, unforeseen events like the COVID-19 pandemic manifest in travel restrictions… Read More »

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The COVID-19 Crisis and Domestic Violence

By Zagazeta Garcia LLP |

COVID-19 has brought a plethora of horrors to our worlds on a daily basis, but some Canadians have been suffering in ways others don’t have to think about. In addition to a world where masks are a regular sight and social distancing has become a part of normal life, domestic violence is swiftly becoming… Read More »

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The Impact of COVID-19 on the Canadian Immigration Process

By Zagazeta Garcia LLP |

The unanticipated coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the subsequent pandemic has had a major impact on the world in many unexpected ways, and that includes on the Canadian immigration process. In the best of circumstances, obtaining residency in Canada can be a complex and time-consuming process. During these unprecedented times, additional challenges have been created… Read More »

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5 Rules for Introducing a New Partner to Your Kids After Divorce

By Zagazeta Garcia LLP |

During the midst of your separation and divorce, it may feel like you’ll never want to date again. After all, divorce, no matter how common among millions of Canadians, is painful, emotionally draining and can be financially draining too. And when you went through this process with children, your focus was understandably on their… Read More »

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Deciding Where to Live During and After a Divorce

By Zagazeta Garcia LLP |

Divorce may seem like an unreal possibility while picking out wedding colors and deciding on a venue to get married in. But unfortunately, marriage for close to 40 percent of Canadian couples – almost half – that walk down the aisle eventually ends in a divorce. Despite the fact that more than 70,000 couples… Read More »

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How Texting Can Affect Your Child Custody Case

By Zagazeta Garcia LLP |

It may have been a while since you heard of someone having a house phone installed, but Canadians are in fact talking just as much as we ever have. We are just doing it differently as cell phone usage becomes more widespread. Statistics suggest that Canadians send and receive an average of 200 billion… Read More »

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When Will My Child Support Payments End?

By Zagazeta Garcia LLP |

As much as you may love your children and want to help them with every step in life, it is natural to wonder as a parent when your child support payments will actually end. Some parents may even believe that as soon as their children reach adulthood, these payments will automatically stop. However, child… Read More »

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Does the Tort of Conspiracy Have a Place in Family Law?

By Zagazeta Garcia LLP |

Tort law is a body of law which allows a person to obtain compensation when someone else’s wrongful behavior has caused injury or harm. This broad term encompasses a wide range of situations, some of which can appear intertwined in family law cases. However, torts raise a different set of considerations in the context… Read More »

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Can Courts Reverse a Custody Agreement?

By Zagazeta Garcia LLP |

Breaking up with a partner is never easy but it is especially complicated when there are children involved because the separation comes with the extra step of needing to determine custody. Reaching common ground regarding shared children can be complicated but once a child custody agreement is in place, that agreement is legally binding… Read More »

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