Family Law News & Articles

Our jobs as family lawyers and divorce mediators are to make your divorce boring and simple, with everyone involved walking away feeling OK about the process. Here are some interesting family law cases, stories, and articles that can help you with the divorce process.

Family Law News & Articles

Our jobs as family lawyers and divorce mediators are to make your divorce boring and simple, with everyone involved walking away feeling OK about the process. Here are some interesting family law cases, stories, and articles that can help you with the divorce process.

October 20, 2021

Divorce & Your Mortgage: How Spousal Buyouts Work

When you’re getting divorced, one of the key points for discussion will be the family home. Who should keep the home, and who should leave? ...

September 30, 2021

Retroactive Child Support Claims in Alberta

Child support can be a complex, daunting and ongoing issue for a parent, regardless of whether they are the payor or recipient. Each parent has their ...

August 30, 2021

Should You Seek Sole Custody of Your Children?

Custody, parenting, and decision-making responsibility should always be made with the children's best interests in mind. In most cases, the best ...

August 20, 2021

What Are the Grounds for Getting Divorced in Alberta?

If you are seeking a divorce in Canada, the first thing you should know is that you’re in good company. Depending on who you ask, one in three to one ...

August 5, 2021

What Your Divorce Lawyer Wants You to Know About Dating While Separated

Dating and ‘moving on’ while separated is a personal choice that you may or may not be ready for. If you do decide to date or get involved with ...

May 23, 2021

Family Property Act in Alberta: Impacts on Common Law Property Division

On January 1, 2020, the Matrimonial Property Act(the “MPA”) was replaced with the Family Property Act(the “FPA”) providing much-needed rules with ...

May 18, 2021

Income Determination for Self-Employed Payer Parents

A common challenge we face is determining what is a reasonable amount of child support or spousal support when the payer spouse is self-employed? ...

April 13, 2021

What Happens in an Uncontested Divorce in Alberta?

When you’re facing divorce, it’s an emotional time in your life. But as we discussed in our earlier post, “How to Have an Amicable Divorce”, not all ...

March 17, 2021

5 Suggestions for Co-Parenting Over the Holidays

As recently separated or divorced parents, any holiday season brings a whole new set of challenges. Not only do you both want time with your kids, ...

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