Shrinking Values: COVID-19 and its Potential Impact on Property Division
With COVID-19, many people have seen the value of their assets drop. An investment that was climbing with the market has now plummeted. The value of businesses have decreased with the ongoing closures. How long it will take for these to bounce back is anyone’s guess. In a separation, the value of one’s assets and […]
Securing Support with Life Insurance: The Dagg v. Cameron Estate Case
When negotiating a Separation Agreement, a client’s primary concern centers often around the payment of child and/or spousal support. If there is support to be paid, it is important to ensure that there is a plan in place for that support to continue in the event of the death of the person who is paying […]
Family Law on Gifts and Inheritances: Yours to Keep or Yours to Share?
It’s not uncommon for a spouse to get a gift or inheritance from his or her family. Someone will get a sum of money for a down payment towards a first home. Others will get a car gifted to them or an inheritance under a will. But what happens to these assets in a separation? […]