Who gets the RRSPs?

The Globe and Mail on division of Registered Retirement Savings Plans following the breakdown of a marriage: While family law across Canada calls for a 50-50 split of matrimonial property, couples don’t necessarily need to split each asset right down the middle. And many don’t, says Ms. Linden, choosing instead to allocate certain types of … Continue reading Who gets the RRSPs?


Via @MarlaGilsig, 21 signs that your husband may be hiding assets.  (Not listed: "his name is Dennis Rodman.")

What part of “get a prenup” didn’t he understand?

Kobe Bryant's wife has filed for divorce, and under California law, she will be entitled to half of the millions Bryant has earned playing basketball unless he had a prenuptual agreement or marriage contract oh hey guess what? Kobe Bryant's wife has filed for divorce ... TMZ has learned. Vanessa Bryant filed legal docs Friday afternoon, … Continue reading What part of “get a prenup” didn’t he understand?

“Unjust enrichment” and common-law relationships

In Nova Scotia, divorcing individuals are automatically entitled to an equal division of matrimonial property (and debts), with a few recognized exceptions such as business assets and gifts. For those emerging from a common-law relationship, however, it's not that simple.  If you seek a share of your former partner's property, you must establish your entitlement … Continue reading “Unjust enrichment” and common-law relationships