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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 »

Termination of Parental Rights in Alberta: What You Need to Know

By on January 20, 2022 | Child Custody, Child Support, Family Law, Parental Rights

Every parent has both obligations and rights concerning their children. For instance, they must care for their children’s needs, such as providing food, housing, clothing, education, medical care, and so on. They also have a right to maintain frequent contact with their children. These rights and obligations continue even after a marriage dissolves but are…   Continue Reading »

 

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