family

Tax law hurts former spouses who share parenting

2018-07-05T18:55:08-07:00July 5th, 2018|Family Law|

June 18, 2018|Written By Michael McKiernan John Schuman says the family law bar is still reeling from the Tax Court of Canada’s judgment in Harder v. The Queen. Family lawyers say Canada’s outdated tax laws are penalizing former spouses who enter shared parenting arrangements for the care of their children. Section 118(5) of the federal Income

Divorce Culture

2017-08-15T11:43:27-07:00August 15th, 2017|Blog, Carey's Thoughts, Divorce Information|

Divorce culture has infected every institution in so-called Western societies. No longer are the pillars of family structure fully supported by established religions or the nation state. The always hungry capitalist economies have seduced women out of the home into the soul killing work forces. Displaced men are trained at tax payer expense to apprentice

Opposing Lawyer

2015-06-12T13:41:57-07:00June 12th, 2015|Family Law|

It is human nature to want to trust someone coming forward on behalf of your X offering to help resolve problems which have vexed you for some time. When that person is her lawyer be careful not to fall into one of two possible situations: The lawyer may seem to be a really good, polite,