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Top Reasons Not to Self-Represent in Alberta Family Law Matters

Representing yourself Over Family Law Matters in Alberta Some people self-represent in family law matters in Calgary. On the face of it, this may seem like a viable option but it rarely is. Often, the motivation for self-representation is to save on legal fees but many family law issues can have a huge impact on family members’ lives and, with such high stakes involved, saving a few dollars can be a false economy if the result of the dispute or legal action goes against you. Other people are worried about the impact of sharing intimate family matters with someone [...]

By |08/08/2022|

Making Interim Changes to Custody and Parenting Arrangements in Alberta

Changing an Established Custody and Parenting Arrangement in Alberta One of the more contentious issues in divorce proceedings can be parenting of the children. Where the parties are unable to agree on arrangements related to custody, access, or decision-making respecting the children, courts may be called on to make orders resolving those issues, often on an interim basis and without the benefit of a full evidentiary record addressing the best interests of the child. Typically, such orders are intended to govern until the parents are ready for trial and the court can grant a final order. However, changing circumstances, [...]

By |10/06/2022|

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