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Divorce & Separation in Calgary – The least you need to know

By on January 16, 2019 | All, Divorce, Marriage

Whether married or not, separations can be scary.  We all hope for the best, but four out of ten marriages end in divorce.  But worst of all is that people often don’t know the basic rules that apply to them.  A lack of good information, abundance of misinformation, and challenge of separating serious emotional change…   Continue Reading »

Complex Calgary Divorces

By on January 3, 2019 | All, Divorce, Property Division, Taxes

Complex & High Net Worth Divorces in Calgary A complex divorce, or high net worth divorces, deals with family businesses, professional practices, large estates and valuation issues.  These cases have multiple layers, interconnected issues and more challenges for both spouses.  Tax consequences are important considerations in these types of situations and play a large role…   Continue Reading »

Biggest Issues in Canadian Marriages

By on December 17, 2018 | Divorce, Marriage

Susy Alexandre posted the biggest issues in Canadian Marriages: Lack of / poor communication Lack of romance Wedding hangover Having a hard time with imperfection Many stages to a marriage Giving in to those bad days Letting marriage get stale Loss of self Lack of long term intention and actions to show that your partner…   Continue Reading »

What to expect when you’re served with an Emergency Protection Order (EPO)

By on April 20, 2018 | Divorce

An Emergency Protection Order is a provincial court order which generally prohibit the respondent from contacting or coming anywhere near the claimant and their family members.  For an EPO to be granted a judge or justice of the peace must be satisfied that family violence has occurred, that the claimant has reason to believe that…   Continue Reading »

I just moved – can I get a divorce?

By on April 17, 2018 | Divorce

There are specific requirements in the Divorce Act (Canada) for a married couple to receive a divorce.  If you do not meet these requirements, your divorce application may be delayed. Section 3 of the Divorce Act requires one of the two spouses to have lived in a province for ‘at least one year immediately preceding…   Continue Reading »

 
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