Sometimes when parties separate, it is amicable, and both parties are civil and even friendly with each other allowing for seamless decision-making. Other times, after a separation, the last thing that either party wants to do is see the other [...read full post]
If there’s debt, make sure you have a lawyer
In an earlier post, I explained why it is important to have a lawyer for a separation agreement even if the two parties have agreed on everything. It is even [...read full post]
Categorized: Debt, Finances, Separation.
In keeping with the goals of Bell’s “Let’s Talk” campaign, we thought it was an appropriate time to talk about how separation and divorce can affect the mental well-being of separating couples and their children.
With 40% of [...read full post]
Categorized: Divorce, Mental Wellness, Separation.
Not every separation is immediately conflict-ridden. A couple that is separating can sometimes discuss the issues of parenting, child support, spousal support (if any) and property division calmly and informally between themselves. They may even prepare their own written separation [...read full post]
Categorized: Agreements, Alberta, Contracts, Separation.
Many people change jobs at some point. If a spouse was ordered by the court to pay some amount of spousal support to his ex and he later loses his job and ends up with less income, he can often [...read full post]
Categorized: Alberta, Case Analysis, Divorce, Edmonton, Family Court, Family Law, Income, Separation, Spousal Support.