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.
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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.
Your ex stuck you with the bill for the family home and took off. You tell your ex to sign off on selling the property, and he/she refuses. How do you protect your credit, and the equity in the home?
In Canada, an application to the court in a family law proceeding can be made either in the Provincial Court or the Supreme Court. Learn more about which court you should choose if you have the option.
It’s always tricky when dividing matrimonial property in a separation or divorce. Have a look at key considerations when tackling these issues and get the right advice for your situation.
Divorce can take a toll on individuals and families. Avoiding the blame-game will make the journey of separation less stressful and more productive. Here are other ways and resources to minimize the stress.
If you go to court, and are successful, you may be rewarded for attending by way of costs. If you are unreasonable or bring unnecessary applications before the court, you should be prepared to have costs levelled against you.
It’s a question often asked. The answer lies in meeting the criteria set by Canada’s Divorce Act. In all, there are six requirements – each must be satisfied for a divorce to be granted by the Court.