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Small Claims Proceedings During The Pandemic

Small Claims Proceedings During The Pandemic

Posted by on May 4, 2021 in Blog | 0 comments

Effective April 12, 2021 the Ministry of Attorney General issued Consolidated Notice to the Profession and Public regarding the Small Claim court. The Small Claims Court will stop using request forms under this notice. Hearings can be requested using the processes explained in this Notice. The processes for requesting urgent matters have changed. New regulation set up a remove hearing For new potential litigants it is recommended to retain services of the professional. Professional service of Paralegal are very important to start your small claim matter in the Superior Court of Justice. Parties are encouraged to use the Small Claims Court E-Filing Service portal or the Small Claims Court Submissions Online portal to file forms and documents online without going to court. Since the suspension of sittings of the Ontario Small Claims Court in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Court has progressively expanded the matters that it will hear remotely. The Small Claims Court will continue to monitor the situation and, as possible, will further expand the types of matters and hearings that will be heard during these extraordinary times. Please note that hearings will only be scheduled if a request for a hearing is submitted in accordance with the instructions below. For more information, please visit link https://www.ontariocourts.ca/scj/notices-and-orders-covid-19/suspension-small-claims-ops Remote Hearing Platform is not set up by Zoom. To request an urgent hearing, you must obtain a date for the hearing from court staff. To do this, please contact the email address for the Small Claims Court location where the action is based. Your email must comply with new requirements. If you mater was already before the court, and defendant already served and file his/her defense, next step on your proceedings will be settlement conference. You do NOT need to take any further steps to move your matter forward until court staff will contact you or your legal representative. During the time of pandemic, it is authorized to sign the documents electronically by DocuSign or any through any other platform. Our office if fully equipped to serve our current and new client remotely. PREPARATION OF DOCUMENTS. For new potential litigants it is very important to know...

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Who Is Entitled to Child Support?

Who Is Entitled to Child Support?

Posted by on Sep 13, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

When it comes to child support, there are a lot of variables involved. In order to help you understand who is entitled to child support, Family Law Helps, your divorce & family lawyer in Toronto & North York, has put together some basic information regarding the subject. Who Receives the Child Support? Child support is a child’s right and not a parent’s right. For this reason, parents find their rights limited when it comes to making child support deals. The parent that is caring for a child on a day-to-day basis is usually the one that receives the child-support. This parent may be primarily caring for the child or the responsibility may be shared with the other parent. In addition, there are child’s special expenses associated with the child’s extracurricular activities (sport), education (tutoring, tuition in college/university), health (for the child with special needs). Both parents have to financially contribute to these expenses. For this purpose both parents have to exchange their respective Income tax returns and notices of assessment every year and contribute to these special expenses proportionally. Therefore, child support consists of two parts: child support table amount and child support for special expenses. Child support is always paid directly to the parent, and not to the child when he is a minor. If parents resolved the issue of child support by way of separation agreement, then child support is paid to the custodial parent directly. If in the future, the parent who is paying child support stop making monthly child support payments (including his share of special expenses) then the parent who is receiving child support may file the separation agreement with FRO and the latter will enforce it in the same way as a court order. If there is a court order, then child support is enforced by Family Responsibility Office. There is often a lot of controversy about this point but legally the support needs to be paid to the parent incurring the child care expenses. This can include the basic day-to-day expenses as well as after school and sports activities costs. Calculating Support Payments There are two parts to child-support, which include a...

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ABOUT NATALIA

ABOUT NATALIA

Posted by on Jun 8, 2016 in home-icons | 0 comments

Family Lawyer in North York, Toronto Natalia Denchik offers clients astute legal advice in a compassionate, caring and professional manner that enables them to resolve difficult issues and move on with their lives…

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Corporate Lawyer Toronto Natalia Denchik has over 20 years of experience in litigation in the areas of corporate law, family law and real estate law. In 1985, she defended her thesis at the Institute of…

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Real Estate Law

Real Estate Law

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North York Real Estate Lawyer in Toronto Natalia Denchik has over 20 years of experience in litigation in the areas of corporate law, family law and real estate law. In 1985, she defended her thesis at the Institute of…

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