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Why Divorce can be Expensive and Complicated

While divorce isn’t easy for anyone, it can be particularly complex for wealthy families. Dividing more assets means […]

  July 09, 2019 - 7am
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Divorced Dad

As a recent divorced father of 2 amazing kids, I never really understood what a dad goes through […]

  June 24, 2019 - 7am
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Top Tips for Making a Short-Term Rental Feel Like Home

Re-establishing yourself after a divorce is a difficult process. Amongst dividing up property, managing time with children and […]

  June 10, 2019 - 8am
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The Truth about Mediation: Debunking the Myth

I watched a lot of exciting Law and Order episodes in my day. And I really loved the fast […]

  June 04, 2019 - 7am
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4 Things I Need to Move Forward

Admittedly when I first realized I was about to get divorced it was all I could think or […]

  May 23, 2019 - 6am
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We’re getting divorced. I guess we have to sell the house… but I really want to stay here!

When a couple separates, the matrimonial home can become a point of contention. How does each person get […]

  May 21, 2019 - 2pm
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Good News for Unmarried Partners in Alberta!

What does the new property division legislation mean for Alberta families going through a separation?  Did you know […]

  May 15, 2019 - 6am
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I wanted this Divorce, so why do I feel so bad?

I wanted to get a divorce from my husband.  We had been together since we were 19, got married […]

  May 09, 2019 - 6am
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How to make your divorce easier on the children

So you have decided to end your marriage? Surely you have good enough reasons for this important decision, […]

  April 17, 2019 - 7am
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10 Dating after Divorce Tips

Be open to getting fixed up by friends, as well as online dating apps and dating sites, as […]

  April 12, 2019 - 7am
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Hi, I am Jacqueline and this is my story…

I am two years into my Divorce and have found that writing has been my greatest comfort and […]

  March 11, 2019 - 8pm
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Is Anything/Anyone Real Anymore?

I am recently divorced and new to the dating world after 20 years of marriage. I am past […]

  March 07, 2019 - 7am
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Family Law 101: Spousal Support Basics

What Category Are You In? Spousal support, or alimony as it is often referred to on TV and […]

  March 05, 2019 - 7am
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Divorcing a Divorce Lawyer

When I met my husband 30 years ago he was an aspiring law student. The majority of our […]

  March 04, 2019 - 7am
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Where do I Start?

Choosing the Right Process to Restructure your Family after Separation. Family law is rarely just a legal issue.  When […]

  February 25, 2019 - 7am
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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

I need money but I am separated and all our funds are tied up in our matrimonial home. What can I do?

When it comes to divorce, nothing seems to come easy. One of the most difficult aspects is splitting […]

  March 22, 2019 - 8am
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Common Misconceptions: What are the differences between Common Law Relationships and Marriage?

Married spouses and common law spouses have different rights in family law. In a common law relationship, one […]

  February 21, 2017 - 6am
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How can I be Empowered Before, During, and After My Divorce? Watch a panel discussion.

It’s never easy when a marriage or significant relationship ends. Whatever the reason for the split – and […]

  December 12, 2016 - 8pm
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the steps my lawyer will take once I have hired him/ her?

#1 – Contacting your spouse or his/her lawyer The first step your family law lawyer will be taking in […]

  October 17, 2016 - 6am
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Frequently Asked Questions

Who Gets “Legal Custody” of the Family Pet After a Divorce?

Amidst the decisions that need to be made before and during a divorce, one potentially perplexing question is […]

  October 14, 2016 - 6am
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Frequently Asked Questions

What happens when both parties want to stay in the family home?

Q.  My husband and I have been married for 20 years. We have two children in high school […]

  October 02, 2016 - 8am
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Is there any Advantage to Filing for Divorce First?

In many divorce cases, it is clear to both parties what is coming. Sometimes, however, it blindsides a […]

  September 20, 2016 - 5am
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How are child support payments decided during an Ontario Divorce?

Parents of a child in Ontario must provide financial support, regardless of whether or not they were married. […]

  September 20, 2016 - 4am
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Cross-Canada Checkup: Property Rights on Marriage Breakdown and Death

Canadians are increasingly mobile within Canada. Former spouses relocate to a new province after a marriage breakdown to […]

  September 20, 2016 - 4am
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Benefits of Mediation vs. Litigation

Litigation Mediation Costs The costs of litigating a divorce case vary widely, but are enormously more expensive than […]

  August 14, 2016 - 2am
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What is Arbitration?

Arbitration is an alternative dispute resolution process, where an individual or tribunal acts in a judicial capacity, by […]

  April 20, 2016 - 3pm
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What is involved in a Common Law/Cohabitation Separation in Canada?

There is a common misconception that the only difference between common law and married spouses is a “legal […]

  April 13, 2016 - 11am
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What Happens in Divorce Mediation?

Instead of litigating the issues arising from separation, separating spouses can choose to agree to mediation.  Mediation is […]

  April 12, 2016 - 5pm
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Frequently Asked Questions

Could a judge ever refuse my divorce?

There are only three reasons why a judge cannot grant a divorce alone (leaving support, property and other […]

  April 12, 2016 - 6am
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What’s the difference between a Legal Separation and Divorce?

What’s the Difference Between a Legal Separation and Divorce? While many people believe that separation and divorce are […]

  April 12, 2016 - 6am
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Forum

Forum

I like to be married

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  October 12, 2019 - 12am

Forum

Anybody currently going through separation/divorce in Canada, esp BC?

Great to connect with others who have gone through or are currently going through separation/divorce.

  October 03, 2019 - 4pm

Forum

Feeling a little lost

Its weird mourning someone that isnt dead. Its weird after 10 years with someone it can […]

  September 24, 2019 - 10pm

Forum

Minor Child leaves home

I’m not sure if there’s a simple answer to this or any prior precedent, but how […]

  September 16, 2019 - 12pm

Forum

READ THIS BEFORE YOU DO SOMETHING DRASTIC!!!!

My husband and I have been married for 10 years. These last 2 years have been […]

  September 05, 2019 - 3pm