Matrimonial Affairs

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Editor: Justin Persaud 


‘Predator’ Spouse, take note of Hunt v. Worrod

  • April 08, 2018
  • Dagmara Wozniak, Siskinds LLP

With respect to predatory marriages, too often in the past, the predatory spouse has prevailed because the common law offers limited recourse; that is, until Hunt v. Worrod. Released in December 2017, Hunt v. Worrod may just have changed the legal landscape of predatory marriage in Ontario.

Family Law, Trusts and Estates Law, Elder Law


  • April 08, 2018
  • John Polyzogopoulos

Topics covered this week included franchise law and rescission, liability for wrongful patent enforcement, the duty to defend in the MVA context, family law (custody and access and breach of court orders), securities class actions, and mortgage enforcement. John Polyzogopoulos

Civil Litigation, Family Law, Franchise Law and 4 more..., Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law, Insurance Law, International Law, Real Property Law

Judicial Activism?

  • February 13, 2018
  • Barry Corbin

Barry Corbin discusses the recent decision of Justice de Sa in Cotnam v. Rousseau, 2018 CarswellOnt 69. An application under Part V of the SLRA.

Family Law