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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.
Capital gains arise when dividing family property, and they can be a hidden liability that only becomes known after a separation agreement has been signed.
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.
Parenting courses teach the importance of co-parenting, and ensuring children’s health, social, educational and emotional needs are met moving forward.
To ensure disclosure, processes have been developed to assist and even force the exchange of documentation in family law cases.
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.
Deciding to separate from a spouse or partner is a difficult decision and one that should not be taken lightly. Here are some things to consider if you have decided to separate from your partner.
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.
Separation does not require any formality or court procedure. Learn more about separation and divorce situations, family law information and the entire legal process.