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From Child Support to Parenting Time: Understanding Stepparent Rights

Blended families have become quite common in today’s society. According to a 2019 Canadian Health Survey on Children and Youth, 20% of children who have experienced parental separation or divorce, live with a stepparent - that equates to over 237,000 Canadian kids.

Who keeps Valentine’s Day gifts when the relationship ends?

What are you gifting this Valentine’s Day? Chocolates? Jewelry? It always feels good to give, but what happens to those gifts when a couple separates?

Congratulations Matthew Katsionis – Our Newest Partner at Crossroads Law

We are thrilled to announce that Matthew Katsionis has accepted a partnership role with Crossroads Law!

Beyond the Drama: Understanding High-Conflict Personalities in Family Law

Navigating interpersonal relationships in the midst of a family law dispute can be incredibly frustrating and challenging, especially if the opposing party exhibits high-conflict behaviours.

Not All Assets are Created Equal: Thoughts from a Wealth Manager

Imagine this. After giving it a lot of thought, you have decided to get divorced. You have engaged a lawyer. You have taken an inventory of your assets - such as property, savings, investments, vehicles, and personal items - and you are beginning the process of splitting them with your former partner.

Dividing Digital Wealth: NFT Capital Losses in Family Law Property Settlements

Once clogging up the Ethereum network for being traded at such high volumes, non-fungible tokens (or “NFTs”) have lost the hype that came along with trying to invest in these unique, limited production, and highly speculative investment products.

Pathways to Parenthood: Understanding Adoption in BC

Choosing to adopt a child is a huge decision for families looking to expand their hearts and homes. Whether individuals are unable to conceive, desire to grow their family, or have a heartfelt commitment to providing a safe and supportive environment for a child in need, adoption offers a path to building a lifelong connection.

A Look at Surrogacy Laws Around the World PART 3 – CALIFORNIA

Our series about the intricate world of surrogacy began with an exploration of how these laws significantly vary across different jurisdictions.

The Tort of Family Violence Overturned

In Ahluwalia v Ahluwalia, 2022 ONSC 1303, the Ontario superior court recognized a new tort of family violence and awarded the respondent mother $150,000 in compensatory, aggregated, and punitive damages.

Holiday Parenting Made Simple: Expedited Mediations and Arbitrations with Crossroads Law

The holiday season is often marked by joy, celebrations, and time spent with loved ones. But for families navigating the complexities of separation or divorce, this time can be fraught with tension and uncertainty.