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Foreign Income for Dependent Support

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Categories: Blog, Family Law, Tax
If a parent or spouse has an obligation to pay support, and lives in a foreign country that has income tax rates which are significantly different than Canadian income tax rates then the Court will consider a number of factors when converting the foreign income to Canadian dollars.

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Collaborative Family Law

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Categories: Blog, Family Law
Collaborative Family Law (CFL), is a client controlled, out-of-court process utilizing collaboratively trained professionals like lawyers, divorce coaches, financial planners, and child specialists to help spouses achieve mutually acceptable solutions to issues arising when they separate.

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Tax-Deductible Legal Fees

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Categories: Blog, Family Law
If you receive child or spousal support, and you spent money obtaining a court order to get child or spousal support then the money spent to get the order may be tax-deductible.

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Limited Scope Retainers (or Unbundled Services)

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Categories: Blog, Family Law
Unbundled services or a limited scope retainer is when a client retains a lawyer on a part-time basis or for only part of their case.

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