The Rights Of Spouses And Children During An Intestacy

October 21, 2008 by  
Category: Litigation Law

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What rights does the family have when the deceased has no will? Ontario law has evolved both in terms of common law and legislation to provide a structure for the inheritance rights of legally married spouses, children and common law spouses. There is some overlap in those rights and some big differences. Imagine two scenarios. […]

The Eligibility Requirements For A Spouse Coming To Canada.

October 8, 2008 by  
Category: Immigration Law

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Immigration Canada’s chief concern is that you and your spouse have a bona-fide relationship. They want to know that your spouse has not entered that relationship primarily to gain admission to Canada or to gain an advantage under the Canadian immigration system. They also want to know that your spouse intends to reside with you […]

The Eligibility Requirements When Sponsoring A Spouse To Come To Canada.

October 7, 2008 by  
Category: Sponsors

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There are many conditions that apply to you when you are sponsoring a spouse or a family member to Canada. First of all, you have to be 18 years of age or older. You have to be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident. And, you either have to reside in Canada or intend to […]

How A Refugee Can Bring His Or Her Spouse To Canada

October 3, 2008 by  
Category: Refugees, Sponsors

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If someone has convention refugee status and they have a spouse overseas, they need to indicate on their application that they have a spouse overseas that they want included in their application. The spouse can be added to the application of the convention refugee for permanent residence provided that the spouse shows up within 6 […]

The Qualifications For Common Law And Conjugal Partners When Sponsoring A Spouse To Canada.

September 24, 2008 by  
Category: Sponsors

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To qualify as common-law partners you have to live together in a conjugal relationship for a period of 12 months preceding your application. A conjugal relationship means more than simply a sexual relationship. It means that you’ve made a commitment to each other to put your lives together and that includes mutual exclusivity of sexual […]

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