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How is COVID-19 affecting our Canadian Border?

By Zagazeta Garcia LLP |

Most people are asking whether they can cross in to our friendly Canadian border, eh! On March 21, 2020, our Prime Minister announced travel restrictions that limit travel to Canada in order to manage the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  Based on these restrictions, the people that are permitted to enter Canada are… Read More »

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Family Law Disputes in the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Zagazeta Garcia LLP |

With almost a million people infected around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it many public health risks that we are all struggling to adjust to while keeping ourselves and those we love as safe as possible during this unpredictable time. Undoubtedly, this pandemic has impacted those who have children in an… Read More »

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What Happens When One Spouse Secretly Divorces the Other and Marries Someone Else?

By Zagazeta Garcia LLP |

While many people have all joked about trading an old spouse for a new one, in reality, most people undertake the proper legal steps in the form of legal separation and if necessary, divorce, when a desire to sever a relationship with a spouse arises. In addition, statistics indicate that many people who have… Read More »

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What You Should Understand About the Marital Home When You’re Getting Divorced

By Zagazeta Garcia LLP |

If you are in the process of preparing for a divorce, one of the biggest decisions you are facing right now is what to do with the marital home. Contemplating the fate of the marital home, which is the place where you and your spouse ordinarily reside at the time of you cease to… Read More »

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Can an Ex-Spouse Pursue Spousal Support and “Damages” Under the Civil Process Instead of Under Family Law?

By Zagazeta Garcia LLP |

In Conroy v. Vassel, the court contemplated a defendant’s motion to strike the plaintiff’s civil claim as an abuse of process or alternatively, because there was no basis for a cause of action against her. The plaintiff (husband) in that case was a self-represented party who had both a law degree and a degree… Read More »

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The Recent Case Addressing Whether Spousal Support Can Be Awarded Without the History of a Relationship

By Zagazeta Garcia LLP |

These days, just under one-fifth of Canadian children live in single-parent households, and eighty percent of them with a single mother. Many of these children are the offspring of situations in which their parents were once married or cohabitating partners. However, in a day and age where there are entire phone apps and websites… Read More »

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The Issue of Vaccination in Family Law Disputes

By Zagazeta Garcia LLP |

Regardless of your personal stance on whether to vaccinate children, we can likely all agree that this issue has become a hot topic in developed nations around the world in recent years. There is a growing movement of people who believe that vaccinations cause developmental issues such as autism in young children, and that… Read More »

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Can a Former Cohabitating Partner Be Sued For Ending the Relationship?

By Zagazeta Garcia LLP |

Cohabitating may seem like a good alternative to marriage in some relationships, and it in some cases, it may be. If this is something you’re thinking about with a partner, it is imperative that you consider the scenario of the relationship ending before combining assets. Unfortunately, data published by the Institution of Marriage and… Read More »

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The Recent Case Addressing Whether a Foreign Divorce Should Be Recognized in Canada

By Zagazeta Garcia LLP |

These days, many people choose to relocate from one country to another for a variety of reasons. Along with moving clothing and household items and finding new schools for the children, couples also have to adjust their relationship to being in a different location. However, in some cases, a relocation also involves the ending… Read More »

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Deciding on a Holiday Visitation Schedule After a Separation or Divorce

By Zagazeta Garcia LLP |

Holidays should be one of the most enjoyable times for all members of a family. However, this time of year can also be a source of great conflict, tension, and stress when dealing with new parenting arrangements after a separation or divorce. And while this can make you feel more alone than ever, according… Read More »

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