by Michael Butterfield on November 2nd, 2022
Tax and spousal support is often overlooked when couples separate. This is important, as it is one of the few areas where a family can benefit from a tax reduction. Who doesn’t want to pay fewer taxes? Generally speaking, spousal support is tax-deductible for the payor and taxable for the…
by Michael Butterfield on December 1st, 2020
Michael Butterfield is a well respected writer on legal issues. He is recognised by many of his peers as an authority in dispute resolution and access to justice. The following articles have been published in the Canadian Bar Association Journal. Making Mediation Safer Until recently, many mediators felt that mediation…
by Michael Butterfield on August 17th, 2020
Screening for domestic violence is a crucial part of family law cases.
by Jayne Embree on August 2nd, 2020
A female counsellor sits with a young girl doing art therapy in a counselling session for family separation.