Why do I need a Family Lawyer after separation?

Separating from a spouse or partner is no doubt one of the most difficult events someone will experience in their lives.  The worries are endless and often include the well-being of children, how time with children will be structured, debt management, protection of assets, and what support will be paid …

Predatory Marriage

The problem of a predatory marriage in which a person with reduced mental capacity marries someone who is motivated to take advantage of property transfers, family property legislation or changes to estate plans, is an increasing feature of the greying demographic. And while the term “predatory marriage” has a certain …

THE 3 MOST EFFECTIVE WAYS TO RESOLVE FAMILY LAW DISPUTES…while avoiding the stress and expense of a lengthy court process.

Navigating a separation from a spouse or a partner is often stressful, painful and confusing.  There is often no end to the worries, including financial stress, concerns for children, and the desire to end the conflict without a war.  An important conclusion reached by many family law professionals, including lawyers, …

Rule of 65

What is the ‘Rule of 65’?

Spousal support in Alberta can be a very complicated issue as there are multiple steps and considerations to determining appropriate support, one of which is the “Rule of 65”.  The Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines provide guidance for how Courts in Alberta will determine whether a party is entitled to spousal …