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What are the Advantages of Hiring a Family Lawyer?

By on August 25, 2022 | Family Law

Ideally, nobody ever has to hire a family lawyer because family life is pure bliss. Unfortunately, that’s a reality that few families enjoy. Problems, disputes, and unwanted circumstances always have a habit of arising with those closest to us — and that’s where a family lawyer can help. Whether it’s a divorce, child custody, support…   Continue Reading »

What Am I Entitled to in an Alberta Divorce?

By on May 11, 2022 | Divorce, Family Law, Property Division

Who will get the home? Do we have to split everything 50-50? What if I was the homemaker and all the assets are in my spouse’s name? These are typically the types of questions we are asked by concerned spouses in the process of divorcing their partners and unsure what they are entitled to from…   Continue Reading »

How is Spousal Support Calculated in Calgary, Alberta?

By on April 21, 2022 | Alimony, Family Law, Spousal Support

When a married couple or adult interdependent partners separate or divorce in Alberta, the topic of spousal support or “alimony” invariably comes up. The transition from living together and supporting each other to living an independent and self-sufficient life can create a difficult financial burden for some people. Both federal and provincial acts protect you…   Continue Reading »

How Long Must a Parent Be Absent to Lose Rights in Alberta?

By on March 7, 2022 | Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law, Parental Rights

Parental rights are some of the most basic rights we have as human beings. The right to raise your child, spend time together and make decisions about upbringing are held dear to most parents in Alberta. Along with these rights comes a range of responsibilities for looking after a child’s wellbeing and acting in their…   Continue Reading »

Grandparents Rights and Child Custody in Alberta

By on February 10, 2022 | Child Custody, Family Law

Divorces can be tough not only on children and parents but on grandparents too. When a couple separates, one parent may see more of the children than the other parent and it can also impact the amount of time that grandparents get to spend with their grandchildren. While most of the custody laws focus on…   Continue Reading »

 

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