Family lawyer Mark R. Baril talks about common issues relating to child custody, child support and spousal support after divorce in Alberta.
Kurt Schlachter, Alberta divorce lawyer, discusses common questions and implications surrounding divorce, separation and child custody.
Divorce is a fairly complicated legal process. It involves not only the knowledge of divorce and property laws but also the ability to understand the procedures requiring the filing of various forms and meeting certain deadlines. Failure to take steps in a timely fashion may result in detrimental consequences for you. I just had a […]
My friend went through mediation to resolve all of her divorce issues. I am thinking about this option. What should I consider when choosing a divorce mediator?
My husband and I are going through a divorce and he has threatened to take the kids away for good. What should I do?
Collaborative Divorce is a respectful process for resolving conflict with the help of specially trained lawyers and other professionals, without going to court. Each spouse is represented by his or her own lawyer from start to finish, with the additional support of divorce coaches and financial professionals as required. The spouses and professionals work cooperatively […]
This is an excellent question in a world where a lot of practitioners have general practice. The law is interpreted by judges daily at different levels of the Court (in Alberta, the Provincial Court, Court of Queen’s Bench, and the Court of Appeal). Their decisions are written down and reported in binders in law libraries […]
If you plan to divorce, you should first consider reconciliation. If you can’t reconcile, speak with a lawyer. Read on to find out what else you should do.
“I want to go to court as my husband cheated on me. He wants to mediate first. Will I gain anything by doing that?” I believe that both of you will “gain” a better understanding of your case if not a complete resolution if you go to mediation first. You have to agree to participate […]
If you are going through a divorce you need to determine if you can and should keep your matrimonial home. Read on to see what factors to take into account when deciding.