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October 2016 Archives

Pension Blunders Botch Up Divorce

Financial shenanigans during divorce are not atypical, especially where property division is at stake. Undisclosed facts, false numbers, hidden assets – they might be no surprise coming from one’s ex-, but when the government is the culprit, the result can be a colossal bureaucratic mess. That’s what one Ottawa woman discovered when pension errors came to light only after she signed away half her property.

Extraordinary Expenses In Child Support

Federal Child Support Guidelines provide a bare basics framework for determining how separating parents will split the financial responsibility and cover the costs of raising their children. But the official tables are only a starting point. When a child’s needs don’t fit neatly into the cookie-cutter model, parents may be able to include in their child support arrangement what the law refers to as special or extraordinary expenses.

Ottawa Tightens The Screw On Mortgages And Foreign Buyers

Hot on the heels of Vancouver's recent 15% property transfer tax on foreign buyers, Ottawa announced on Monday two new rules that will impact real estate transactions across the country starting October 17. Both are aimed at reducing risk in superheated housing markets - most notably in Vancouver and Toronto.

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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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  • Rocco & Vinnie do Advertising

    For your viewing pleasure our latest installment of Rocco & Vinnie Law Videos. This one plumbs the depths of the recent review of the Advertising Rules. Part cautionary tale, part musical, all Rocco & Vinnie.

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