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COVID-19

March 19, 2020

We are in the midst of the urgent COVID-19 pandemic.  Amicus Law & Mediation is following the lead of our respective Federal and Provincial Governments and have implemented measures to ensure the safety of our staff, our clients, our colleagues who come into contact with us from other businesses, and the general public. We take this opportunity to provide you with the answers to so...
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5 Rules for Introducing a New Partner to Your Kids After Divorce

September 27, 2018

Article By: Terry Gaspard Source: DivorceMagazine.com One of the most common questions divorced parents ask me is: When should I be introducing a new partner to my children? My best answer is to take your time dating after divorce and don’t introduce your new love to your kids if you are dating casually. While it’s normal to seek solace, companionship, and a sexual relationship after a b...
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5 things students should know about renting that first apartment

August 29, 2018

Aug 21, 2014 by Shelby Wye  Simcoe.com You never forget your first apartment. For post-secondary students, that first apartment holds the promise of fun and freedom nagging parents. But living the dream can quickly turn into a nightmare. Rob Schussler, sales manager at Century 21, says that students who are looking to rent near campus need to educate themselves on their rights, a...
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Frequently Asked Question: When Does Child Support End?

June 28, 2018

When does the duty to pay child support end? This depends on the circumstances surrounding the support order or agreement. The duty to pay child support generally lasts until the child reaches the age of majority, which is 19 years of age in New Brunswick.  The order may last longer if the child is in a full-time educational program or is disabled. The court may end an order befor...
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Frequently Asked Question: What is Spousal Support?

June 26, 2018

The following information has been made available by the Government of Canada Justice Department Website. This reproduction has not been produced in affiliation with, or with the endorsement of the Government of Canada. Please visit their page here to access and download the official complete fact sheet.  Spousal support is money that one spouse may have to pay to the other s...
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Rules for Successful Co-Parenting

May 18, 2018

Rules For Successful Co-Parenting Article sourced from: The Successful Co-Parent Paula T. is a school counselor at an elementary school and has put together a handout called “Parenting Tips for Coping with a Separation or Divorce” to give to the parents of children in her school facing separation and divorce. I am going to quote very liberally from this handout (Okay, I’m basically ...
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