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Taxes and Family Law – A “Potpourri”

As we have reached the end of April, we would typically turn our minds to tax filings. But since the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has given us a bit of a reprieve from filing our tax returns by April 30 this year (given that it has been a different year, indeed), I thought it would [...]

By |2021-03-29T05:38:06-05:00April 30th, 2020|Blogs|0 Comments

To FRO or not to FRO

In my travels as a family law lawyer, I have seen the many challenges that both support recipients and support payors go through in dealing with the government agency known as the Family Responsibility Office, the FRO. It is a much-maligned agency, having started as “Support and Custody Order Enforcement” (SCOE) and then the [...]

By |2021-03-29T05:36:59-05:00February 29th, 2020|Blogs|0 Comments

“I am in arrears of support – how do I get FRO off my back?”

Just about every family law client I have ever spoken to has had something to say about the Family Responsibility Office (FRO), and it is usually isn’t good. Too slow, too busy, too aloof, too aggressive, not aggressive enough, etc., are just some of the common complaints. There are thousands upon thousands of support [...]

By |2021-03-29T05:44:14-05:00August 29th, 2019|Blogs|0 Comments
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