Nova Scotia’s Maintenance Enforcement Mess

The Dexter government's inexplicable decision to move the Maintenance Enforcement Program from Halifax to Cape Breton is creating massive headaches for support recipients: More stories of confusion and uncertainty emerged Tuesday over the NDP government moving the offices and staff tasked with tracking down deadbeat dads. As of this month, the Justice Department has closed … Continue reading Nova Scotia’s Maintenance Enforcement Mess

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Eric, Lola, and division of property

This week, the Supreme Court of Canada will revisit the issue of whether common-law spouses are presumptively entitled to an equal division of family property: They’re known as “de facto spouses.” Partners in a paperless marriage. Or, in this case, plain old Eric and Lola. But there’s almost nothing ordinary about the tale of a … Continue reading Eric, Lola, and division of property