Though no one in Calgary plans on getting a divorce when they get married, divorces are a common occurrence in the Calgary Court.
No one who gets married in Calgary plans on getting a divorce, yet divorce is precisely how 40% of Canadian marriages end.
In Parts 1 and 2 of this article, you learned that the considerations and objectives of spousal support awards in Calgary divorces are set forth in Canada's Divorce Act.
In Part 1 of this article, you learned that all divorce courts throughout Canada, including here in Calgary, have the authority to grant spousal support—commonly called "alimony"—as either a one-time lump payment or as periodic...
Here at GDE Family Law, one of Calgary's premier law firms for divorces and other family law issues, we get a lot of similar questions from our clients.
In Part 1 of this article, we addressed two common questions our Calgary divorce lawyers commonly hear about child-related issues: what is the difference between custody and access, and can custody/access orders be changed after...
If you have children with your current spouse and are seeking a divorce in Calgary, knowing what might happen to your family is no doubt chief among your concerns.
Divorce is one of the most stressful life events most people will ever encounter, according to research, and there's little question that divorce becomes more stressful when children are involved.
In Parts 1 and 2 of this article, you learned that domestic contracts—commonly referred to as "prenuptial agreements"—are not always ironclad.
You might think that a domestic contract—commonly called prenuptial agreement or "prenup"—would make a Calgary divorce a simple, black and white affair: the contract lays out exactly who gets what, so there shouldn't be any...
Calgary divorces can be complex legal affairs, and ensuring you come through your divorce with the best possible chance at the future you deserve often requires legal assistance.
Every Calgary divorce is unique, and even questions that seem simple tend to have complex answers that depend on your specific situation.
Here at GDE Family Law, one of Calgary's premier divorce and family law firms, we frequently remind our clients that every divorce is unique.
Many people who go through a divorce in Calgary end up feeling helpless and alone at some point in the process.
No divorce is truly simple, and many Calgary divorces have many complexities and entanglements that can cause a great deal of confusion.