Divorce & Family Law

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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Is the Dower Act a Thing of the Past?
The Dower Act came into effect in 1917 and, though it has been amended since, it has not changed substantively since 1948. Now, the Alberta Law Reform Institute (ALRI) is reviewing the Dower Act and seeking feedback on whether it should be reformed or...
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Dividing family property: what you need to know
Dividing property after a separation can often be complex and technical, particularly when the period of separation spans over a number of years, rather than months or weeks. How do you determine what is yours to keep outright and what...
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June 10th, 2021 - Divorce & Family Law

Behind on child support payments? No hunting or fishing, states Utah bill
A new bill passed in the state of Utah is coming into effect on July 1, 2021, which will result in thousands of residents being ineligible to obtain hunting or fishing licenses due to unpaid child support. Notices are being...
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