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 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.
To help make child and spousal support enforcement more effective, the FMEP introduced changes that permit ICBC the power to cancel driver’s licenses.
Sometimes parents neglect to pay the necessary support for their children, or pay less than they should. In any situation, it is essential to understand your rights and obligations.
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.
Paternity tests are contested every day in family court, and when it comes to child support, there can be powerful financial interests for demanding a test or refusing to take one.
When parents separate, they quickly learn there are two types of child support in Canada’s Child Support Guidelines: Section 3 and Section 7. Here is a general overview of what parents can expect as expenses.
Determining income in family law cases is mostly straightforward, but sometimes there are hidden figures. Here are other factors to consider.
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?
An Emergency Protection Order (EPO) is a particular form of restraint designed to deal with family violence incidents. Learn more about what's involved and how to protect yourself.
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.
The purpose of the EICCs is to promote access to justice by providing a means for families to resolve their cases efficiently and quickly in a non-adversarial judgement process and has become an ongoing option in Alberta’s family law system.
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.