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Family law client in China thanks Jeff Li for success in matrimonial property claim

February 16, 2018

Translation Dear Mr. Li: I cannot express more of my gratitude towards you. After I married my irresponsible ex-husband, a Chinese-Canadian, he unilaterally filed for divorce in Canada regardless my extremely difficult situation in China. He did not provide me with any support, and I even almost could not obtain a divorce certificate. Fortunately my…

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Status Reviews and Children’s Aid Society (CAS)

November 28, 2017

By: Ashley Iyathurai Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. You should contact the Law Office of Jeff Jiehui Li, or another experienced family lawyer if you are concerned about your family law issues. One of the functions of the Children’s Aid Society (CAS) is…

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New Federal Child Support Guidelines came into effect

November 23, 2017

By: Jeff Li On November 21, 2017, the new updated Federal Child Support Guidelines and the corresponding Child Support Table came into effect. It is important for those parents who pay or receive child support to use the new Tables to determine the quantum of child support. Backgrounder: Child Support and Child Support Tables In…

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Changes to Definition of Dependent Child – Age Increase to 22 Years Old

November 8, 2017

By: Law Office of Jeff Jiehui Li As of October 24, 2017, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) increased the age limit under the definition of a “dependent child”. Individuals under the age of 22 years old now qualify as dependent children upon submission of an application for permanent residence, provided that…

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Beware limitation periods affecting your equalization claim

October 24, 2017

  By: Ashley Iyathurai and Jeff Li Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. You should contact the Law Office of Jeff Jiehui Li, or another experienced family lawyer if you are concerned about your family law issues. When married couples separate or divorce, they…

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Getting security for your property & support claims 

October 13, 2017

By: Ashley Iyathurai Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. You should contact the Law Office of Jeff Jiehui Li, or another experienced family lawyer if you are concerned about your family law issues. Under the Family Law Act, a party can take steps to…

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Drafting Errors in Domestic Contracts – Is it Enforceable?

September 28, 2017

By: Gabriel Leung and Jeff J. Li Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. You should contact family law lawyer Jeff Jiehui Li if you are concerned about your family law issues. While many couples who separate continue to live separately from one another, occasionally,…

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Spousal support for high income earners

September 20, 2017

By: Ashley Iyathurai Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. You should contact the Law Office of Jeff Jiehui Li, or another experienced family lawyer if you are concerned about your family law issues. When spouses split, the higher earning spouse may owe the other…

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IRCC made changes to the Express Entry System

September 7, 2017

By: Law Office of Jeff Jiehui Li As of June 6, 2017, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) made a few changes to the Express Entry program. More Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points are awarded for candidates with strong French language skills with additional points for those who have siblings in Canada. Applicants under the…

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Jeff Li Settled a Tax Court Case with Department of Justice

August 10, 2017

After approximately two years of litigation, Jeff Li recently settled a tax court case with the Department of Justice of Canada (DOJ), avoiding a trial that could have lasted 5-6 days. In this case, the client is the owner of a family-run business. Having reported a very low income and bought a house at approximately…

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