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? […]

Recent Changes to the Universal Child Care Benefit and What It Means for You

Since July 20, 2015, parents of children under the age of 18 will receive an increased benefit, or a new taxable benefit, to help support their growing children. The Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB), a benefit originally created to provide direct financial support to families with minor children, was expanded and improved back on January […]