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Brian Madigan LL.B., Broker

RE/MAX West Realty Inc.,
Independently owned and operated

96 Rexdale Blvd. 
Toronto, Ontario 

Phone: 416-745-2300

Cell: 647-404-8150 
Toll Free: 1-888-507-0817

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Posts filed under: Family Law

Getting the Spousal Consent

February 25, 2019 - Updated: February 25, 2019Family Law

Getting the Spousal Consent From time to time, this can be quite stressful for real estate agents. One spouse owns the house. Both spous ...

Tagged with: spousal consent document family law act ontario law

Dower Rights in Ontario

December 27, 2018 - Updated: December 28, 2018Family Law

Dower Rights in Ontario Dower rights in Ontario have come and gone. Of course, they came with the “common law” but t ...

Tagged with: dower rights abolished 1978 family law act ontario law

Joint Tenancy may not be 50/50

November 15, 2018 - Updated: November 15, 2018Family Law

Joint Tenancy may not be 50/50 Ordinarily, one would think that the proceeds of the sale of property should be divided 50/50 in the case ...

Tagged with: joint tenancy 5050 ownership unequal division not married ontario law

Statutory Severance of Joint Tenancy in Ontario

April 18, 2018 - Updated: April 18, 2018Family Law

Statutory Severance of Joint Tenancy (Ontario) There is a provision in the Family Law Act which calls for the severance of a Joint Tena ...

Tagged with: family law act s.261 joint tenancy severance matrimonial home ontario law

Family Law Act Issues with Matrimonial Home Designations (Ontario)

February 17, 2018 - Updated: February 17, 2018Family Law

Family Law Act Issues with Matrimonial Home Designations (Ontario) There are a few points to consider here: Only a property ...

Tagged with: matrimonial home designation one party both parties ontario law

Dividing up the Matrimonial Home Between Spouses (Ontario)

January 26, 2018 - Updated: January 26, 2018Family Law

Dividing up the Matrimonial Home Between Spouses (Ontario) There are two issues under the Family Law Act concerning a matrimonial home: ...

Tagged with: family law matrimonial home domestic agreement pre-nup possession equity family law act ontario law

Immediate Severance of Joint Tenancy under Family Law Act

January 26, 2017 - Updated: January 26, 2017Family Law

Immediate Severance of Joint Tenancy under the Family Law Act This is a situation that doesn’t occur every day, but it happens e ...

Tagged with: joint tenancy matrimonial home severance. family law act ontario law

When Do People "living together" become Spouses?

July 20, 2016 - Updated: July 20, 2016Family Law

When Do People “living together” become Spouses? It is easy enough to tell when people are married: there was a ceremony. ...

Tagged with: spouse definition family law succession law molodowich v. penttinen m v. h ontario law

Are Notional Real Estate Commissions Deductible in a Divorce?

February 11, 2016 - Updated: February 11, 2016Family Law

No Deductions From House Value for Notional Real Estate Commissions Let’s assume that Bob and Wilma don’t get along. They ...

Tagged with: house valuation commissions real estate deduction ontario law

Women’s Evolving Rights in Respect to Real Property

December 21, 2013 - Updated: December 21, 2013Family Law

There is no question that the statutory provisions contained in the Married Women’s Property Act were helpful to the women’s liberat ...

Tagged with: family law fla ontario real property women

The Purpose of Designations under the Family Law Act

December 4, 2013Family Law

Ontario permits the designation of homes as “matrimonial homes” under the Family Law Act. Naturally, if both spouses own t ...

Tagged with: designation single joint purpose result family law act ontario

Is it Really Over after the DIVORCE?

November 5, 2013 - Updated: November 5, 2013Family Law

Joined Together even After a DIVORCE After the divorce: is it really over? You probably never thought of this and it certain ...

Tagged with: family law estates succession law ontario inheritance

Basic Issues Concerning the Matrimonial Home in Ontario

August 20, 2013 - Updated: August 20, 2013Family Law

Matrimonial Home Question Question: What if husband receive a house as gift from the relative, and both husband and wife mov ...

Tagged with: matrimonial home. family law act fla possession not ownership ontario law

Is the Spousal Consent an "Informed Consent"?

August 5, 2013 - Updated: August 6, 2013Family Law

Agreements of Purchase and Sale in Ontario contemplate the need for the execution of the Spousal Consent. Most married couples will own the ...

Tagged with: consent spousal matrimonial home family law act fla ontario law

Matrimonial Home Controversy and Litigation

June 24, 2013 - Updated: June 24, 2013Family Law

There is an interesting case which was reported by the Toronto Star on 21 June 2013. It dealt with a home owned by a deceased, and the issue of ...

Tagged with: matrimonial home. family law act fla survivors rights possession

Women are Finally Emancipated in Canada (April 22, 2013)

April 23, 2013 - Updated: April 23, 2013Family Law

Well, not quite, but almost! I know you thought that women had equal rights in this country. Pretty close, but one more step. ...

Tagged with: women rights complete emancipation succession. monarch

Grandparents' Rights in Ontario

April 23, 2013 - Updated: April 23, 2013Family Law

Grandparents fell a little on the short side when it came to rights to access their grandchildren. Thanks to Kim Craitor an MPP from N ...

Tagged with: grandparent grandfather grandmother grandchild rights access family law

Canadian Government Denounces “Marriage Fraud”

April 4, 2013 - Updated: April 4, 2013Family Law

In a new publication entitled “Welcome to Canada: What You Should Know”, the government deals with the issue of “marriage frau ...

Tagged with: family law marriage fraud matrimonial home family law act ontario

Termination of Joint Tenancy by the Family Law Act

March 14, 2013 - Updated: March 14, 2013Family Law

Joint Tenancy: Statutory Termination You might wonder about the statutory termination of a joint tenancy under the provisions of the F ...

Tagged with: fla joint tenancy spouse matrimonial home severance of title family law act ontario

Matrimonial Home in Ontario ~ Special Rights

March 13, 2013 - Updated: March 13, 2013Family Law

Matrimonial Home ~ Special Rights Matrimonial homes in Ontario are subject to special considerations. In most cases, people be ...

Tagged with: matrimonial home ontario fla family law act possessory rights ontario law article

Matrimonial Home Designations in Ontario

February 24, 2013 - Updated: March 2, 2013Family Law

Designations may be Beneficial There is an opportunity under the Family Law Act to designate a home as a "matrimonial ...

Tagged with: matrimonial home family law act ontario law designation article

Brian Madigan LL.B. Broker

RE/MAX West Realty Inc. Brokerage

Independently owned and operated

96 Rexdale Blvd. , Toronto Ontario,

Phone: 416-745-2300

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