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Website: https://www.merchantlaw.com/
Bio: Donald I.M. Outerbridge is the Executive Director of Merchant Law Group LLP and has been for the last thirty years approximately, commencing in 1993; and has been managing or involved in law firm management at various levels a lot longer going back to 1981 across multiple provinces in Canada. He achieved a B.A. as the University of Western Ontario (1981) and a B.Comm. degree from the University of Windsor in 1983. Donald is Past President, Association of Legal Administrators, Winnipeg Chapter (1991) and has been Guest Lecturer, Red River Community College, Legal Assistant Program’s, “Law Office Management” subsection, Winnipeg, MB (1989-1992). Mr. Outerbridge has been a mentor to many young lawyers over the years, a colleague and a friend. He is also an avid Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football and Green Bay Packers pro football fanatic.

Phone Number: (604) 609-7777

Address: 304 - 15127 100th Ave. Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

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Parental Alienation Alberta

Parental Alienation Alberta

Posted on: 12 Oct 2021

Separation can affect parents as well as children, especially when couples are going through a breakdown. So several questions arise like, what will happen to the child’s future, education and custody. In this regard, parental alienation can save the child from ultimate disaster. So what is parental alienation in Canada, and how does the law…

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What is the Matrimonial Property Act Alberta?

What is The Matrimonial Property Act in Alberta?

Posted on: 12 Sep 2021

The Matrimonial Property Act (MPA) controls how matrimonial property is dividing among Alberta upon divorce. Certain property is exempt from distribution at the breakup of a marriage, according to the Act. Exempt implies that the government has determined that this asset is so personal that you are not required to share it with your spouse. If…

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What is the Penalty for Filing Single When Common Law?

What is the Penalty for Filing Single When Common Law?

Posted on: 12 Sep 2021

“Common law” is still a term that most people do not understand. In Canadian laws, a couple living together for three years falls in the category of “common laws.” Many legal laws get complicated for common-law relationships. However, the main problem that they face is filing for income taxes. It is tough to choose a…

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Claiming Single on Taxes When Common Law

Claiming Single on Taxes When Common Law

Posted on: 18 Aug 2021

In 2021, the term “common law” is still misunderstood. According to the Canadian population, if a couple stays more than three years, they would fall under the category of “common laws.” However, common laws can complicate many legal activities. Getting a  consultation from a lawyer is recommended. Just to ensure that you don’t have any…

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Can I Claim My Spouse as a Dependent in Canada?

Can I Claim my Spouse as a De-pendant in Canada

Posted on: 18 Aug 2021

One can claim another spouse as a dependent in Canada underline 30300. Both partners have to file tax returns separately. If one of the married couples has significantly low income or no income for a tax year, the other can apply for their partner as a dependant in the tax return. In this article, we’ve…

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What Do I Need To File My Taxes In Canada?

What Do I Need to File My Taxes Canada?

Posted on: 29 Jul 2021

Dealing with taxes can be complicated and confusing for many people—especially adults who have started paying their taxes recently or immigrants who might have just moved to Canada. Therefore, it is expected that many of you might dwell upon the question, “what do I need to file my taxes in Canada?” Our best recommendation is…

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Tax Tips for Separated Couples In Canada

Tax Tips for Separated Couples in Canada

Posted on: 12 Jul 2021

Once a couple is separated, there occurs a variation in your tax payment. That’s why we are here with the tax tips for separated couples in Canada. So you can act accordingly and know what to do and how to tackle these situations or contact a professional lawyer to get the best advice. Knowing these…

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Tax Benefits for Married Couples in Canada

Tax Benefits for Married Couples in Canada

Posted on: 22 Jun 2021

Marriage is one of the most eventful incidents of your life. It can change every dimension of your everyday life. This also involves all your financials being completely changing in many ways. One of the crucial parts of your financials is the taxes. As a married couple, you can enjoy several tax benefits. Well, you…

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Do You Have to File Taxes With Your Spouse in Canada

Do You Have to File Taxes With Your Spouse in Canada

Posted on: 22 Jun 2021

Do you have to file taxes with your spouse in Canada? In this blog post, you will find a comprehensive guideline from our experts. While you are engaged and organizing your special day, notifying the CRA of your relationship status is likely not your priority list. However, it would be best if you considered it…

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Sponsorship Appeal Hearings Marriage Cases

Sponsorship Appeal Hearings Marriage Cases

Posted on: 06 Jun 2021

Sponsorship appeal hearings marriage cases are a complex process to handle. Although, immigration cases are usually a bit difficult. If you do not have sufficient knowledge regarding this issue, you might face unnecessary hassles, and it may take ages to be completed. In this article, you will know all the necessary details about sponsorship appeal…

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