SMP Law – Language and Law

Parenting arrangements have been historically referred to as custody and access. There has been much confusion about what custody and access means to parents and families and often these terms are used incorrectly.

Can My Ex Spouse Force Me to Pay for Private School Expenses?

In a recent case the father retained SMP Law to help with his situation where the mother was putting the child into a private school without his consent and demanding his share of the costs for the private school be considered a section 7 expense.

SMP Law’s Client is Awarded over $80,000 in Total Cost!

SMP Law wins Court of Appeal case and SMP Law’s client is awarded over $80,000 in total cost! SMP Law was successful in arguing that our client was entitled to an unequal division of the matrimonial property due to the short length of the parties’ marriage.

Is it a Gift or a Loan?

When determining whether you or your spouse received gift or a loan from a third party, the court will look at the surrounding factors, such as whether there are actions or documents to support either position.
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