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Mediation in Alberta: 18 Things You Can’t Get in Court

By on July 7, 2020 | Divorce, Family Law, Mediation, Separation

Mediation in Alberta: 18 Things You Can’t Get in Court Mediation can be a path to solving issues related to family law without having to lug the matter into court. Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) that allows the involved parties – often with their respective Alberta family lawyers – to remain…   Continue Reading »

Essential Guide to Alberta Divorce Mediation & Arbitration

By on July 7, 2020 | Arbitration, Divorce, Family Law, Mediation, Separation

Essential Guide to Alberta Divorce Mediation & Arbitration Facing a divorce means you have a journey ahead, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that you’ll end up in court. If you and your divorcing spouse are not able to hammer out terms that you can both agree to – with the guidance of your respective Alberta…   Continue Reading »

What is a JCC?

By on February 22, 2019 | All, Child Support, Divorce, Family Law

What Happens at a Judicial Case Conferences? “JCC” stands for Judicial Case Conference. The Rules of the BC Supreme Court requires a JCC be held at the start of any family law action. A JCC is a private, informal hearing with a Judge to discuss the issues, problems and possible solutions facing a separating couple….   Continue Reading »

Separated? What to do first

By on February 14, 2019 | All, Divorce, Separation

Separation is the most difficult time of anyone’s life. Do not make decisions based on the strong emotions you are feeling. Bad decision making will make things worse and cost you a lot of money. Take these steps to save money: Gather your important papers – your income tax returns, will, bank records, mortgage documents,…   Continue Reading »

Injunctions against family businesses

By on January 17, 2019 | All, Property Division, Taxes

The Alberta Court of Appeal has confirmed the Court’s jurisdiction to prevent a corporation from disposing of property during a family dispute.  While a corporation is an independent legal entity, a preservation may be ordered if the corporation is not operating at arm’s length from one of the spouses involved in the family dispute. The…   Continue Reading »

 
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