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.

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 (UCCB) 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
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

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