Divorce & Property Sharing 101

Date and time: 
May 18, 2022 - 12:00pm
Event type: 
Educational Opportunity

In this 1-hour live virtual event, Ontario collaborative family lawyers, Russell Alexander, Nafisa Nazarali, and Rick Peticca will be discussing matters of property sharing in divorce and family law.

The panelists will be covering the following topics:
1. The basics
   a. How is property defined?
   b. What is financial disclosure?
   c. What documents should you gather?
   d. What is a financial statement?

2. Calculating & sharing family property
   a. Date of marriage assets (“DOM”)
   b. Date of separation assets (“DOS”)
   c. Exclusions
   d. Exemptions
   e. Personal injury awards
f. Inheritances

3. The home
   a. Having more than one matrimonial home
   b. Exclusive Possession of the matrimonial home
   c. Not the home on DOM

4. Special Considerations
   a. Pensions / survivor benefits
   b. Sick days / vacation days
   c. Stock options
   d. Notional disposition costs
   e. Lottery winnings

5. Onus – who bears it, for purposes of determining the value of an asset, liability and proving a deduction and exclusion

6. Equalization
   a. The concept & purpose of equalization
   b. Net family property statements
   c. The “unequal” division – section 5(6) of the FLA

7. Limitation period – section 7(3) of the FLA for an equalization claim

Attendees will have the opportunity to submit their questions to the panelists. The panelists will reserve time for a dedicated Q&A segment at the end of the presentation. To respect confidentiality, all attendees' identities will remain anonymous to other audience members.

Registration is complimentary. Reserve your spot now as spaces are limited.

Those who attend a live virtual event and provide feedback to our team will receive a free digital copy of one of Russell's recent e-book releases.



Contact email: 
Russell Alexander, Nafisa Nazarali & Rick Peticca
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