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.

November 3, 2020

How to Have an Amicable Divorce

Divorce can be heart-wrenching, painful, infuriating … can it ever truly be amicable? The short answer is “yes”, but it really depends upon who’s involved, why they’ve chosen to divorce, and what their intentions are.  If all other avenues have been exhausted and divorce is now the only route forward for you, please know that …

October 5, 2020

Arbitration Grants Father Equal Parenting Time After Years of Reduced Access

A father who had limited access to his children following an isolated domestic assault incident was granted a gradual increase to shared parenting after undergoing arbitration via Zoom conferencing in the midst of COVID-19.  Following a singular instance of domestic violence against his partner several years ago, which contributed to the end of their partnership, …

September 1, 2020

How to Find a Good Divorce Lawyer in Calgary

Finding a good divorce lawyer in Calgary can feel like a daunting task if you’re unsure where to start or what to look for. The saying goes that “Every minute spent in planning will save another 10 minutes down the line.” But in addition to the potential time wasted, there are also financial and emotional …

August 18, 2020

Father Wins Arbitration Battle to Travel with Children During COVID

Planning a summer vacation for your children rarely includes going to arbitration but for one dad, that’s exactly what happened when planning a summer trip to the cottage. Objecting to the children travelling by airplane in light of one of the children’s underlying health condition and elevated risk given the Covid-19 pandemic, one mom refused …

August 17, 2020

10 Reasons You Need a Prenup

Long gone are the days where prenups were only for the rich and famous. Couples across the financial spectrum have discovered that making a decision about each individual’s rights regarding assets and investments are best handled while their partnership is strong and before they tie the knot. It may sound silly to bother with a …

August 10, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Child Support Before You File for Divorce

Preparing to discuss child support and custody can be anxiety-provoking for any parent planning to file for divorce, especially during the COVID crisis. Instead of falling into this state of worry, arm yourself with the facts and proper legal support from a qualified family lawyer to help you when the Alberta Courts reopen. The most …

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