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.

September 27, 2019

How to Calculate Child Support for Shared Parenting

In a divorce, one of the most critical obligations of both parents is to support the affected children. Alberta and Canada’s laws require that children grow up benefiting from the financial means of both parents as if the parents were still together. As such, child support payments are typically calculated by income and the number… Read More

By Richmond Tymchuk Family Law
September 11, 2019

Avoiding a Long, Expensive Divorce: The Appeal of Mediation-Arbitration

Individuals looking into getting divorced are often concerned that, if they are leaving a partner who is combative, stubborn or vindictive, they will inevitably get dragged into a disruptive, lengthy and costly battle in court to resolve all the issues associated with getting divorced. Fortunately, this doesn’t have to be the case. Mediation-arbitration is a… Read More

By Richmond Tymchuk Family Law
August 27, 2019

Adopting a Child in Canada: Help from a Calgary Adoption Lawyer

A new addition to your family in any form is a big occasion. Adopting a child is no different. For most adopting parents, parent, grandparent, or whatever capacity you find yourself, adoption blends ups and downs, triumphs and trials, and moments of pure happiness and moments of stress. Sometimes the adoption happens by choice and… Read More

By Tamara Adderley
August 1, 2019

A Strong Start for New Calgary Family Law Firm

Diana Richmond and Laurie Tymchuk are no strangers to family law. Both were partners of Calgary family law firm RCMV LLP and are established family law lawyers in Calgary. Working together at RCMV LLP, they found their stride working together and decided to found, their own new family law firm, Richmond Tymchuk Family Law LLP…. Read More

By Richmond Tymchuk Family Law
July 5, 2019

What’s the Difference Between a Divorce Lawyer and a Family Law Lawyer?

All divorce lawyers are family lawyers, practicing family law. Family law is the field of law that pertains to legal issues in a family, including prenuptial agreements, separation agreements, child support, spousal support, adoptions, and legal advice on all sorts of family law matters. When hiring a law firm for family law issues, it’s best… Read More

By Richmond Tymchuk Family Law
June 17, 2019

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 in four marriages end in separation and, ultimately, divorce. Chances are you’re dreading the experience. Understandably, due to the turmoil your family is enduring, you… Read More

By Diana J Richmond

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