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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 »

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 »

What are Section 7 Child Support Expenses in Alberta?

By on October 25, 2021 | Child Support, Section 7

Child support expenses that are payable over and above the monthly base amount is a topic that is covered in both Section 7 of the Federal Child Support Guidelines and the Alberta Child Support Guidelines. Such payments are usually paid by one parent to the other parent to cover the special or “extraordinary” expenses incurred…   Continue Reading »

Property Division After Divorce or Separation in Alberta

By on October 1, 2021 | Divorce, Property Division, Separation

After a marriage breaks down and a couple separate or divorce, one of the main matters to settle is how property is divided – including who gets the matrimonial home? The Matrimonial Property Act and the Family Property Act are the main pieces of legislation used in Alberta to govern property division in a divorce…   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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