July 5, 2019

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

Richmond & Tymchuk LLP

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 to find a law firm that is experienced in family law as they can help you settle your issue efficiently and cost-effectively.

Family Law in Calgary

Hiring a Calgary family law firm, such as Richmond Tymchuk Family Law LLP, ensures that you’re hiring a family lawyer who is familiar with Alberta laws. 

Legal Services of Family Law Firms

Divorce is one of the most common cases seen in a family law firm, but Calgary family lawyers work with a wide range of family disputes including:

  • prenuptial agreements,
  • cohabitation agreements,
  • separation agreements,
  • child custody,
  • child support,
  • parenting plans,
  • spousal support,
  • matrimonial property disputes, and
  • property division.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Hiring a skilled family lawyer is essential if you’re taking your fight to court but your family law firm may encourage you not to pursue litigation. Often, it will be faster, more cost-effective, and in your best interests to find an alternative dispute resolution for your family law matter. Mediation and arbitration with a professional can move both parties closer to a consensus and resolve your legal matter in an amicable way.  

Your Initial Consultation

Our law office hosts a hand-picked team of Calgary divorce lawyers and family law lawyers. We understand that this is a very difficult time and work to ensure a strong lawyer-client relationship.

If you’re ready to resolve a dispute regarding family law, our Calgary law office is here to help. Contact us today.

Family Law Services

More than just divorce lawyers, hiring a Calgary family lawyer with Richmond Tymchuk Family Law LLP ensures you’re making the right decisions on child support, custody, spousal support, division of property and other family law issues.

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