In 2020, Albertans are confronted with the perfect storm of extreme volatility in the already depressed oil market, exacerbated by the unprecedented economic effects of the COVID 19 pandemic. As a result, many Albertans will be forced to default on their mortgage obligations.
For some its time to go back to work, for others, it's far too soon to return. Learn more about your employee rights and employer responsibilities.
Its a question we're too often asked, "I want a divorce and my spouse won't leave our home – What can I do?" Here, the senior Calgary family and divorce lawyers at Mainwood Legal share their insights.
This article is for non-unionized employees who are not governed by a collective bargaining agreement. If you are a unionized employee, there will be different processes and rules that apply to you.
Have you been temporarily laid off during Covid-19? Its important to know what rights and responsibilities you have during this period. More importantly, what is your employer responsible for?
An Ontario judge ruled that Covid concerns or not, the virus is no reason to deny child access. Citing the potential for confusion to children, that children need “all” adults in their lives, that cooperation was needed, a Father was still entitled to child access despite the Mother’s concerns.
Bill C-78 will update old child-custody terminology, rules for family relocation, and definitions of family violence Originally featured on CanadianLawyerMag.com on January 7, 2020, by Bernise Carolino. The new year is expected to usher in major changes to Canada’s divorce laws, most of which [...]
I recently came across a fascinating opinion by William Fabricius at Arizona State University. His insights provide a valuable starting point for a much needed discussion in the courts, and in society, about the role a father can and should play in post separation families. William Fabricius, [...]
By Evelyn Jacks | 16th October 2019 | Money Sense Originally featured on Moneysense.ca ____________________ In Canada, more than 40% of couples will divorce or separate—and, among them, about 25% will have minor children at the time of their split. Spelling out the financial supports and [...]
By Helen M.J. Banks | 4th November 2019 ____________________ A claim for undue hardship is a method by which payors of child support can obtain permission from a court to pay less than the Guideline amount for section 3 child support. Similarly, recipients of child support can make a claim for [...]