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Category: Alimony

What If We Don’t Agree on Spousal Support in Alberta?

By on August 29, 2023 | Alimony, Spousal Support

When couples separate in Alberta, two of the main contentious issues to be resolved are the matters of child support and alimony (spousal support). Ideally, the partners hold discussions and agree on the amount of support to be paid using the various calculators and guidelines available— but that’s not always the case. So, what do…   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 to Terminate Your Spousal Support in Alberta

By on August 24, 2021 | Alimony, Divorce, Spousal Support

Most (but not all) spousal support arrangements have expiry dates or conditions, such as specific events that will end them. They must be closely followed until then. The Alberta courts do not take kindly to non-compliance with orders and strongly resist making unnecessary changes. However, they also recognize that circumstances can and do change in…   Continue Reading »



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