Why You Need An Enduring Power Of Attorney

Posted in: Real Estate- Nov 02, 2015 Comments Off on Why You Need An Enduring Power Of Attorney

By the time you reach late middle age, you are at higher risk of strokes, dementia, Alzheimer’s and other incapacitating illnesses. These sad events can occur quite suddenly, out of the blue. If something like this happens to you, questions may arise about whether you’re still mentally fit to put paperwork in place authorizing others […]

BUYING A HOUSE? PROTECT YOURSELF

Posted in: Real Estate- Jul 10, 2015 Comments Off on BUYING A HOUSE? PROTECT YOURSELF

The house you’ve decided to buy looks in good shape. Of course it’s expensive, and you have to pay transfer tax, legal fees and moving costs on top – so should you bother with an inspection, one more cost? Absolutely! Peter and Anne (names changed) were looking for a house for their young family. Peter […]

SPOUSAL SUPPORT AND INCOME INEQUALITY – A TREND ARRESTED?

Posted in: Real Estate- Apr 01, 2015 Comments Off on SPOUSAL SUPPORT AND INCOME INEQUALITY – A TREND ARRESTED?

Richard, 56, and Alice, 49, (names changed) were married for 20 years. They had no children. Neither made sacrifices during the marriage, and both were self-sufficient and able to make a clean break when they separated. But Alice was earning significantly more than Richard. Should he get spousal support under the federal Divorce Act just […]