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.

July 6, 2020

Should you file for a divorce during this pandemic?

It’s no surprise that the psychological and economic strain from the coronavirus pandemic are taking a toll on relationships. There are record-setting numbers of divorce filings in countries hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic and countless individuals are asking themselves if filing for divorce is a good idea. Before taking the leap and contacting a… Read More

By Richmond Tymchuk Family Law
June 29, 2020

How COVID is Affecting the Divorce Process

It may feel like there could be no more complicated time than during the lockdown and layoffs surrounding COVID-19 to move forward with a divorce. Quarantine and social isolation are increasing the natural anxieties of couples who have decided to separate and are left worrying about the appropriate steps and timelines to move forward with… Read More

By Richmond Tymchuk Family Law
June 19, 2020

Certification of Common Law in French (CCLF) Internship (In the News)

As one of the few Calgary law firms with French-speaking lawyers, we knew that there was going to be a unique opportunity for us to support the Faculty of Law at the Univerity of Calgary with their Certificate of Common Law in French (CCLF). Matthew Benson, the first law graduate from the University of Calgary… Read More

By Richmond Tymchuk Family Law
May 14, 2020

Tax Tips for Parents: Child Care Benefits

The Canada Child Benefit or CCB is a non-taxable paid monthly benefit that is based on the net income and number of dependents in your family. Developed in 2016, the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) combined the Canada Child Tax Benefit (CCTB) and the Universal Child Care Benefit (UBBC) into one monthly payment. The CCB is… Read More

By Richmond Tymchuk Family Law
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

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