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.

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? ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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? ...

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 ...

What You Need to Know Before You File Your Taxes If You’re Divorced or Separated

Your first tax season after separation… If this is your first tax filing since separating or getting divorced, you might not be aware of the ...

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