July 09, 2019
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While divorce isn’t easy for anyone, it can be particularly complex for wealthy families. Dividing more assets means couples face more legal complexities, and sometimes more heart aches. Ownership of family businesses, multiple properties and offshore assets (and the more frequent presence of marriage contracts) means more paperwork to comb through to ensure that all…

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June 24, 2019
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As a recent divorced father of 2 amazing kids, I never really understood what a dad goes through when he gets divorced…until now. Not being able to live with my children on a full time basis has been the hardest thing in my life.  Dropping my kids off at their mothers’ house after my week or…

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June 10, 2019
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Re-establishing yourself after a divorce is a difficult process. Amongst dividing up property, managing time with children and pets, and debilitating legal fees, is the reality that you’ll likely need a new place to live. Each post-marriage move-out has challenges of its own and though each move is nuanced, there are a few best practices…

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June 04, 2019
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I watched a lot of exciting Law and Order episodes in my day. And I really loved the fast paced, action-packed drama of those mediation episodes. You know the ones where the couple is at each other’s throat and the lawyers are fixated on outsmarting one another and pulling academic rank, whipping out legal jargon and…

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May 23, 2019
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Admittedly when I first realized I was about to get divorced it was all I could think or talk about.   Having been blindsided by my husband’s desire to leave and the speed in which he left, I was left scrambling to pick up the pieces.  Emotionally scared and confused by his yearning to jump ship, I…

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May 15, 2019
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What does the new property division legislation mean for Alberta families going through a separation?  Did you know that there is currently no legislation in Alberta to regulate the division of property between unmarried couples? This means that separating couples have no statutory guidance on how to split their assets, which can result in more…

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May 09, 2019
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I wanted to get a divorce from my husband.  We had been together since we were 19, got married at 23 and had 2 beautiful kids.  I was an extremely supportive wife throughout our 20 years of marriage – I had my career and allowed my husband to figure out his passion.    He had a few start-up companies…

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April 17, 2019
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So you have decided to end your marriage? Surely you have good enough reasons for this important decision, but explaining that to your children might be one of the hardest things you will ever do. If you have ever heard of “The Butterfly Effect” (not the film), this would be the prime example of it….

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April 12, 2019
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Be open to getting fixed up by friends, as well as online dating apps and dating sites, as that is how people meet today. Be smart about it and never go home with someone you meet online until you get to know them better. On a first date, make sure you don’t talk about your…

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