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The Difference between Contested & Uncontested Alberta Divorce

Ever wondered what the difference is between a contested and an uncontested divorce?  That’s actually quite a good question, because the term “divorce” is more complicated than the simple parting of ways between husband and wife.  It can be contested or uncontested, and in the province of Alberta, divorce proceedings would require that the filing be either one of the two.  So what’s the difference between these two types? Contested divorces occur when both husband and wife are unable to agree on the issues pertaining to the divorce filing.  This would usually end up in the court of law, where […]

Alberta Divorce – Single, Mutual, Propagated or Separated Custodianship?

This is a dilemma with regards to couples who will be ending it. How do many of us summarize each of our completely new romantic relationship with all the young children? Here are the particular feasible solutions to summarize how you will approach being a parent. SINGLE CUSTODIANSHIP – It is where a single parent creates most selections in connection with the children. This father or mother doesn’t have to consult with other father or mother. The Legal courts in most cases, does not offer only custody until additional party confirms. In the event the other party disagrees after that […]

Divorce Basics

The Canada Divorce Act is the main reference for Alberta divorce proceedings. This is also the basis for other divorces filed in other provinces. After filing, a Clearance Certificate must be requested – this would state that the parties involved did not file for a divorce elsewhere in Canada using the same legal names they are currently carrying. This certificate would be sent from Ottawa and may take anywhere from 6 to 12 weeks to arrive. Absence of such certificate precludes any further action in the meantime, except serving the party being filed against. Why File a Divorce? There are […]

Child Support

Federal Child Support Guidelines It has been quite a while since the government of Canada decided to regulate the amount of money spent by parents involved in child support cases. The Federal Child Support Guidelines were designed to make things more convenient for parties involved in these cases. Simultaneously, the government declared that the payments received in these cases would not be considered as deductions and not subject to taxes. Controversial as it may sound, we have to live with the law as it stands. There are very few instances in which these guidelines are circumvented, and these are usually […]

Spousal Support

Eligibility for Support Many people going through divorces cannot help but wonder whether their spouse would be eligible to receive support or not. It would depend – eligibility for support is not automatic for spouses. Along with the changes to divorce laws in and out of Alberta, there have been updates with regards to spousal support , but none of them have actually become laws as of the present. The first said update pertains to the eligibility for support. An individual may not receive much remuneration in most situations where the spouse remains gainfully employed or moved to another city […]

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