Category: Family Law

What is the Difference Between Mediation and Collaborative Divorce?

By on January 26, 2023 | Arbitration, Collaborative Law, Family Law, Mediation

During a separation or divorce in Alberta, couples are often locked in disputes that are difficult to resolve. However, the court is not the only option in these situations. Disputing couples are often encouraged to try to resolve matters out of court using alternative dispute resolution methods, such as mediation or collaboration between lawyers. Mediation…   Continue Reading »

Alternative Family Dispute Resolutions in Alberta

By on December 19, 2022 | Arbitration, Collaborative Law, Family Law, Mediation

Disputes should be expected in families. With all the emotions at play in family relationships, marriages, divorces, deaths, and other major life events can become stressful and difficult to manage. It is how these disputes are resolved that can help define families. Fortunately, litigation is not the only resolution option for such disputes. Courtroom trials…   Continue Reading »

How to Get Full Custody of Your Child

By on November 23, 2022 | Child Custody, Family Law

Most parents want what’s best for their children but during separations and divorces, this can become clouded by other matters. The courts in Alberta will always pursue what’s in the best interests of the child in matters concerning children. Gaining full custody of a child is only possible, therefore, if you can show that the…   Continue Reading »

Steps in the Alberta Child Custody Mediation Process

By on October 12, 2022 | Child Custody, Family Law

When parents separate or divorce, child custody is usually at the top of the list of issues to resolve — and the most contentious. Few parents are prepared to cede custody and so parents must work together for the best interests of the children. This means a fair custody and visitation schedule where the children…   Continue Reading »

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 »



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