Lorraine Bortolussi Divorces Lawyers York Region

Two experienced lawyers agree on numbers, disagree on cause of spike in divorces in York Region. by Jeremy Grimaldi Source: YorkRegion.com There have been plenty of predictions throughout the coronavirus pandemic, ranging from a spike in domestic abuse to the collapse of the economy to the potential for a second wave of the virus. Now…

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On June 5, 2020, the federal government announced that the pending changes to the Divorce Act will be delayed to March 1, 2021, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These changes were originally scheduled to come into effect on July 1, 2020, in accordance with Bill C-78. With the government focused on the pandemic, leaders…

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Since March 16, 2020, regular court operations in Ontario have been suspended due to COVID-19. In-person and virtual court attendances have generally been limited to urgent matters. Limitation periods and litigation deadlines have been suspended. This suspension has significantly impacted litigants’ ability to take procedural steps before the courts. On Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in…

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During a divorce, if your date of separation was pre-COVID-19, you may have experienced a sharp decline in the value of your assets post-separation.  This applies whether you invest in the stock market, real estate market or if you own your own business.  Is it fair that an owner-spouse alone must suffer this market-driven loss,…

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