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As the cost of hiring a lawyer continues to rise, more and more Albertans are finding themselves in the difficult position of having to represent themselves in their family law actions.
Navigating the complex world of family law can be intimidating and overwhelming, especially for self-represented litigants who likely don’t have a legal background.
The issue of travel may arise from time to time, and it is up to you and the other parent or guardian(s) to agree on what travel looks like with your kids.
What is a priority parenting matter and how can I bring an application in BC Provincial Family Court?
When parties separate, there is usually some aspect of contention. What was once a unified decision-making process, now entails both parents bringing their own opinions to the table on what is best for the child.
Access to justice is a concept that many people have heard of but for some reason many neglect. It is about having access to processes, institutions, and laws in order to pursue one’s rights and interests.
So, you’ve done your best to resolve your family law matter outside of court as a self-represented litigant and things aren’t working out as planned.
As most people are aware, evidence is information presented to a judge that helps prove the facts of a case or disprove facts presented by the opposing side.
Many aspects of life for parents and children change after a separation or divorce. The help of a parenting expert can ease the stress of that change and steer you in the right direction.
While it is generally best that children not give evidence in court after separation and divorce, there are multiple alternative avenues for a child’s voice to be heard.
When it comes to divorce issues, they don’t get much bigger than division of property. However, some assets do not require equal division because they’re considered exempt.
In Alberta, the Court of Queen’s Bench released a decision weighing on factors around shared parenting. The sole determining factor is the best interests of the child.
In Alberta Family Law, the MEP is a free initiative provided by the government that enforces court orders for child support or spousal support.
Occupation rent is one issue in the matrix of family law associated with matrimonial property and support when dealing with a divorce or separation.
Typically, one of the most contentious issues when property is being divided is who gets the family home. When disagreement occurs, an application to the Court often requires a forced sale.
When it comes to severing corollary relief, a party is essentially asking the Court to allow the divorce to proceed, while related matters remain outstanding.
Parenting Coordination is a cost-effective alternative dispute resolution for ongoing parenting concerns, and can be of great assistance to parties with ongoing communication issues.
The most important thing to remember when dealing with a high conflict is to keep the children out of the fight. Read more tips on how to handle situations for everyone's best interests – particularly for the kids.
These five tips will help ensure that your consult with our team is time well spent. Finding the best solution for your divorce needs sooner rather than later is the goal.
Your first meeting with a legal professional is vital, and we know that it can be a stressful first step in resolving your legal matter. Here are some useful tips to help you prepare.
One of the biggest concerns in navigating the family law court registry may be whether you go to Provincial Court or the Supreme Court. Here are some answers to your questions.
When going through a separation or divorce, mediation or some other dispute resolution process is advisable. When it comes to Calgary family law, here are the steps you need to know to apply.
After separation or divorce, the spouse seeking assistance must establish a need for support and the other party must have the capacity to pay. The Act's are helpful to review when determining support.
When considering who keeps the engagement ring after a separation, we must take into account the stage were the parties had ended their relationship.