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Category: Divorce

What is an Early Intervention Case Conference (EICC)?

By on November 16, 2023 | Divorce, Early Intervention Case Conference, Family Law

Settling family law matters quickly and effectively without the need for extensive litigation is in most people’s interests, including family law judges and the family court system in Alberta. As such, Alberta family law litigants are generally encouraged to seek resolutions using alternative dispute resolution methods, such as mediation, before matters end up at trial….   Continue Reading »

How to File for Divorce in Alberta

By on October 13, 2023 | Divorce, Family Law

Divorce is a legal process but also an emotional one. It can be challenging to make clear, well-considered decisions during separation from a spouse or adult interdependent partner but the decisions you make now are important and may affect your longer-term future. It helps to understand how to file for divorce and the processes you…   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 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 »

How to Succeed with Your Alberta Divorce Mediation

By on November 24, 2021 | Divorce, Mediation

If a divorce dispute goes to trial in Alberta, it is likely to end up costing considerable amounts of time and money, as well as stress. In many cases, it is preferable to enter a mediation process where the two parties try to settle by finding common ground on disputed matters with the help of…   Continue Reading »



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