September 2016 Archives

Support Enforcement - Facing The Wrath Of The FRO

In Ontario, court-ordered child and spousal support payments are enforced by the Family Responsibility Office (FRO). The mandate of this provincial watchdog is to collect payments and distribute them to waiting recipients. But when a payor shirks duty and recipients are left out of pocket, the FRO has the legal authority to step in and take action. Our post this week looks at how the FRO bares its teeth to make payors pay up.

Two Children Ordered Back To Father's Custody In Germany

When a custody battle rages across international lines, the situation often morphs into a complicated legal mess. That's what one separated couple found as their dispute climbed the judicial ladder in Ontario, forcing lawyers and judges to wade through the interpretative complexities of a multi-national treaty called the Hague Convention.

Special Considerations For Property Division During Grey Divorce

In recent years, a growing number of couples who stuck it out together for 20, 30, even 40 years are pulling the plug on their marriage. But for this special demographic, grey divorce can create tremendous pressure and anxiety as they watch their assets diminish by half and their income-earning years draw to a close. Our post this week looks at a handful of the factors that the over-50’s crowd does well to consider while navigating property division during separation and divorce.

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  • Quinn Ross Takes Office As President Of The Ontario Bar Association

    The Ontario Bar Association (OBA) is pleased to announce Quinn Ross as the 83rd President of the OBA.

    Ross, Managing Partner of The Ross Firm, with offices in Goderich, Kincardine and Stratford, has been an active member in senior roles on the OBA board since 2012.

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  • Ross Firm Golf Tourney In Support of Huron Women’s Shelter a Swinging Success

    On behalf of the Huron Women’s Shelter and The Ross Firm P.C., we say “THANK YOU” to our many Sponsors and Donators for their outpouring of generosity and support for the annual Take a Swing Against Violence Golf Tournament held at Goderich Sunset Golf Club.

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  • Who needs a Will? You do!

    Our guests can explain why. Are you single and renting? A new Family? Or Homeowner? Enjoying your Golden Years? We all need a Will and our guest speakers will show you the why and the way.

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  • Take a Swing Against Violence

    On June 21, 2017, the Huron Women’s Shelter Second Stage Housing and Counselling Services, Board of Directors and The Ross Firm will be hosting the Taking a Swing Against Violence golf tournament at the Goderich Sunset Golf Course.

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