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Virginia Richards

The Breakdown of a Polyamory Relationship: What You Need To Know

Written by: Virginia Richards (View All Posts • View Bio) Published: August 7, 2018

Polyamory is a hot topic these days.  Societal expectations for relationships seem to be becoming more permissive, and with television shows like “Big Love”, and major news networks publishing polyamory “explainers” (https://globalnews.ca/news/4320857/what-is-polyamory/), polyamory appears to be working its way [...read full post]

Categorized: Common Law, Divorce, Family Law, Finances, Maintenance, Procedure, Property Division, Same Sex Issues, Separation, Spousal Support.

Jonathan Song

Estate planning: Who inherits from you if you get divorced?

Written by: Jonathan Song (View All Posts • View Bio) Published: December 21, 2016

When you have been married for some time, you may want to leave your spouse a large share of your estate in your Will. However, if that relationship goes sour, it’s likely your feelings about who should inherit your assets [...read full post]

Categorized: Alberta, Common Law, Divorce, Edmonton, Family Law, Finances, Property Division, Separation, Wills and Estates.

Joseph Broadhurst

What you need to know about Marriage, Prenuptial and Co-habitation Agreements

Written by: Joseph Broadhurst (View All Posts • View Bio) Published: December 5, 2016

The terms “prenuptial agreement,” “cohabitation agreement,” and “marriage agreement” all refer to a similar type of agreement, an agreement that sets out the rights and responsibilities of spouses if they separate at some point in the future. There are many [...read full post]

Categorized: Agreements, Alberta, British Columbia, Common Law, Contracts, Edmonton, Family Law, Finances, Income, Ontario, Property Division.