Divorce 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.

April 21, 2020

Wills & Estate Planning During Covid-19

In times of crisis and major life changes, our thoughts often turn to questions of preparedness and safety for our families and loved ones.  Since the beginning of this Covid-19 crisis we have seen many people stocking up on food, cleaning supplies, alcohol and even toilet paper!   Steps You Can Take Our firm has also… Read More

By Nancy Lentz
April 21, 2020

Adjusting Child Support Due to COVID-19 Wage Loss or Reduction

If you have experienced job loss or reduced income as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, your child support payments may need to be changed.  Basic child support payments are generally subject to change as the income of the payor changes.  The proportionate shares of section 7 expenses that each parent must pay are also… Read More

By Laurie J Tymchuk
April 9, 2020

Co-Parenting Tips During Social Distancing and Self Isolation

Trying to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic while also trying to co-parent effectively can be incredibly stressful and overwhelming for parents and children. For parents with children going back and forth between their homes, knowing how to navigate this new reality can be confusing. Our priority as parents has always been the safety of our children… Read More

By Richmond Tymchuk Family Law
April 8, 2020

True or False? 5 Myths About Divorce

Have you ever heard a rumor about divorce? A stat that seemed too good to be true, or a piece of common knowledge that you took as accurate? It turns out some of our assumptions around divorce simply aren’t true. And on the other hand, sometimes public knowledge actually is based on facts. In this… Read More

By Richmond Tymchuk Family Law
March 16, 2020


Richmond Tymchuk Family Law LLP is continuing to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic in order to meet the needs of our clients.  We are however, working to limit our in office meetings in an attempt to socially distance and prevent the spread as recommended.  Please do not come to the office until after May 31st, 2020 unless… Read More

By Richmond Tymchuk Family Law
February 12, 2020

Family Law | 3 Key Things to Know About Alberta’s New Family Property Act

2020 brought with it significant changes to Alberta’s Matrimonial Property Act. Below, we answer 3 common questions about these changes. The information provided is intended to deliver a high-level summary and as such, it is encouraged to seek legal advice from a qualified practitioner for a full understanding.  2. What has changed? The Matrimonial Property… Read More

By Richmond Tymchuk Family Law

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