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Category: Canada Pension Plan

How to Equalize CPP Credits on Separation

By on April 19, 2018 | Canada Pension Plan

Canada Pension Plan credits are sharable family property.  CPP credits accrue based on your salary, and contributions you make to the Canada Pension Plan over the course of your employment.  Credits are used to determine if you qualify for a CPP pension, and to calculate the amount of the pension you will receive. The legislation…   Continue Reading »

Canada Pension Plan credit equalization

By on April 2, 2015 | Canada Pension Plan, Taxes

Credits to the Canada Pension Plan are earned by anyone over the age of 18 who works and earns more than $3,500.00 per year.  Credits are matched by your employer.  Your CPP credits provide you with retirement income, and potentially disability benefits and death benefits. CPP credits are considered sharable family property under Provincial legislation.  […]

Legal Advice – why you need it

By on March 1, 2013 | Canada Pension Plan, Child Support, Divorce, Marriage, Restraining Orders, Taxes, Wills

I read an interesting case decided by the Honourable Justice S.L. Hunt McDonald; you can read it here: One issue was the enforcement of a Matrimonial Property Agreement.  One of the spouses was challenging an agreement that was prepared by lawyers, signed by the spouses before lawyers, and had certificates of Independent Legal Advice […]

How to contact your lawyer

By on September 6, 2012 | Canada Pension Plan, Child Support, Divorce, Marriage, Restraining Orders, Taxes, Wills

The one complaint I hear most about lawyers is that they are difficult to get a hold of – they don’t pick up their phones, they don’t reply to email, etc.  This is especially frustrating when you are waiting on a time sensitive issue, and you do not know what is going on.  The silence […]



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