What Is The Difference Between A Divorce Lawyer And A Mediator?
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What Is The Difference Between A Divorce Lawyer And A Mediator?

When it comes to negotiating your divorce settlement in Calgary, you may wonder what the difference is between divorce lawyers and divorce mediators. A divorce lawyer and a mediator offer different services and create different results. Since the processes differ, prospective clients may wonder: “Could a divorce lawyer and a mediator work together to reach…

How To Handle Dating While Separated:
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How To Handle Dating While Separated:

A Blog About Handling A Relationship While Going Through A Separation In Alberta It is natural to feel lonely and want companionship after separation or divorce. You may be wondering if you should act on your feelings and start dating again. There are two issues for you to consider if you were thinking about resuming…

The Family Law Process: What Is Involved?
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The Family Law Process: What Is Involved?

What Is Family Law? The area of law known as “family law” in Calgary is a general term used to describe what is also more specifically called family law statutes (or, the Family Law Act of Alberta), which are statutes that govern the family, marriage, and divorce or dissolution of marriage. A family law statute…

Can Separation Be Good For A Marriage?
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Can Separation Be Good For A Marriage?

A Blog About The Potential Benefits To An Extended Separation In A Marriage Trying A Separation To Save Your Marriage If you’re considering a separation from your spouse in Alberta, or if you’re currently in the process of separating, you may be wondering if having a temporary separation could strengthen your marriage. The idea of…

Calgary Family Mediation Services Help Couples Negotiate Divorce
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Calgary Family Mediation Services Help Couples Negotiate Divorce

Learn How Divorce Mediation Works Family mediation in Calgary (also known as divorce mediation) is an alternative to court proceedings. The mediator listens to both sides of each issue, looks for what you have in common, and tries to help you reach a consensus that is best for your family. Family mediation isn’t just dividing…

Can You Turn a Bad Situation Into Good Money?
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Can You Turn a Bad Situation Into Good Money?

PREPARE NOW! SAVE LATER! Are you going through a separation or divorce? It is critical to negotiate certain income tax return items in your separation agreement. The Eligible Dependent Amount was worth $3,747 in tax savings (refund) to an Alberta parent in 2019. The credit is available federally and, in most provinces, as well. Single…

Could the 2019 Federal Budget Help Those Separating?
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Could the 2019 Federal Budget Help Those Separating?

Could the 2019 Federal Budget Help Those Separating? In the past, the Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP) has allowed first-time homebuyers to withdraw up to $25,000 from their Registered Retirement Savings Plan to purchase a home without having to pay tax on the withdrawn amount (Budget 2019 proposes to increase the HBP limit to $35,000 per…

Does Stampede Offer ‘The Perfect Storm’?
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Does Stampede Offer ‘The Perfect Storm’?

Does Stampede Offer ‘The Perfect Storm’?  ” And we aren’t talking about the weather!” Calgary’s “Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth”does not always have on display the best that our city has to offer! Stampede has become the only time of year where the Alberta Liquor and Gaming Commission approves the service of alcohol beginning at…

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Separated but living together, an oxymoron?

Many couples on the journey of separation/divorce find themselves in the unenviable position of having to continue to live together because they cannot afford two separate residences.  You might be thinking that this sounds absurd but it is reality for many couples. In today’s depressed real estate market couples often find that they simply cannot…