Divorce & Family Law

April 20th, 2023 - Divorce & Family Law

The Family Property Act
WHAT IS IT ABOUT? Brief History: The 1975 decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in Murdoch v Murdoch, [1975] 1 S.C.R. 423, concerned an Alberta couple who had married in 1943 and separated in 1968. During their marriage, the...
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February 16th, 2023 - Divorce & Family Law

Parenting after a divorce or separation
Parenting is arguably one of the most important jobs you will ever take on in your life. So, it’s no surprise that if you are currently dealing with the challenges of a divorce or separation your children’s wellbeing is likely...
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January 25th, 2023 - Divorce & Family Law

Cohabitation Agreements: Why you should have one
So, you think you found the one and you’re ready to take the next step and move into together? That’s great! Moving in together is exciting but it’s important to be aware that moving in together can also create obligations...
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Disclosure in a Family Law Proceeding
Divorce and separation are never easy and at Hayes-Fry Law, our goal is to work with you to ease your mind by ensuring that you understand all of your options and each of the steps along the way. Having said...
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How the courts calculate child support in Alberta
When a couple separates or divorces, there tends to be chatter around child support. Often one parent – sometimes both – feel the amount to be paid isn’t fair. But Canadian law is clear on why child support is required...
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