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Family law can often be the most painful area of the law to deal with. Not only are you facing emotional strains from trying to sustain a relationship with your children, spouse, or other family members, you may also be dealing with the financial implications of altering your current family structure. Family Law News is intended to assist you in understanding the legal implications of your current family law situation and keep you up to date with current news that can affect your family.
In the Province of Ontario family law case of Lombardi v. Mehnert, the mother of a child took her child away from an allegedly abusive father and moved into a shelter in New York, not far from where the couple lived. The father allegedly violated court orders and contacted the woman at the shelter where she was staying with the child. [Read more.]
Question: I have a common law spouse and we shared a home together. The house belonged to her prior to our relationship and title is solely in her name, but I have been living in the home with her for almost four years now. We have separated. Do I have any rights to the house? [Read more.]
Buxar Domestic Contract Case
In Buxar v. Lukich, Buxar filed a claim in Ontario Family Court that she should be the owner of her engagement ring after a failed relationship. Lukich counter-claimed that he should be returned the engagement ring he purchased for his former girlfriend, that Buxar should return to him his portion of the down payment the couple made on what was to be their matrimonial home in Michigan.
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