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Parenting During a Pandemic

Seven Guidelines for parents  who are separated and sharing custody of children during the coronoavirus pandemic. Remember to always focus on the best interests of the children. Read More...  [March 19, 2020]

NEWS:  Alberta Courts Closed Indefinitely due to COVID-19 Pandemic

All Alberta courts are closed to non-emergency matters in an effort to flatten the curve of transmission. Kinetic Law remains open and continues to provide a variety of legal services. If you need help with a civil, family or estate matter, there are a number of alternatives to the court system. Read More...  [March 17, 2020]

NEWS:  Unified Alberta Family Court Postponed

After years of planning, the project has been suspended due to a lack of Provincial funding. Once complete, the Alberta Family Court would see the unification of the family law courts at the Provincial and Queen's Bench levels. The result would be one specialized court with a multitude of resources to assist Albertans with all of their family law matters. Read More...  [February 21, 2020]

Kids Draw their Parents' Splits

An Arizona art project allowed kids to express themselves during a difficult time. The resulting drawings provide powerful insight into the hurt kids feel when their parents separate or divorce. As we gain a greater understanding of childhood development, the law does its best to support the best interests of the children. Read More...  [February 3, 2020]

Financial Disclosure and Child Support

After separation, one of the first steps in sorting things out is to exchange financial documents, which is called “financial disclosure”. “To disclose” means to show or share. Financial disclosure helps us calculate child support according to the Child Support Guidelines. Read More... [October 1, 2019]

The Irony of representing yourself: it could cost you more than a lawyer 

A wife's decision to represent herself caused the husband to incur huge legal fees over 17 years. The judge ordered her to pay him $150,000. We believe investing in legal advice now can save you time and money in the long run... Read More...[January 16, 2019]

New Law May Affect You

The passing of the Family Law Statutes Amendment Act on December 11, 2018 means big changes and imposed obligations on common law partners. If you live with another adult, romantic partner or family member, you could have rights and obligations you don't know about... Read More... [December 18, 2018]

Province of the AIPs: the Adult Interdependent Partner

Did you know that there is no such thing as "common law" when talking about Alberta relationships? The correct terminology is Adult Interdependent Partners and if you are one, you need to know your rights and obligations... Read More... [December 17, 2018]

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