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Legal test for imputation of income modified by the Alberta Court of Appeal

When discussing what income forms the basis of a party’s child or spousal support payments,  clients often raise […]


December 13, 2022

Pets: Part of the Family? An update…

In April 2018 Moe Hannah posted about the state of, what I affectionately call, ‘Dog Law’ in Canada. At that time, we reviewed…


January 6, 2022

Summary Trials

The Supreme Court of Canada in Hryniak v Mauldin, 2014 SCC 7 has given a strong indication of […]


April 22, 2021

It’s Time to Recalculate!

This month, we examine the second service offered by the Alberta Government to help the payees and payors […]


November 10, 2020

You Down With MEP?

The Alberta Government provides two services that may help the payee and the payor of support in our […]


October 7, 2020

The Importance of Annual Reviews

If you have entered into a separation agreement or court order (including a Divorce Judgment) that deals with […]


September 10, 2020

Beyond Quantum and Duration in Spousal Support

For many families spousal support is a difficult topic to address at the end of a relationship. It […]


August 11, 2020

How does My Spouse or Partner’s Income Factor In to What I Pay for Child Support?

The first stated objective of the Federal Child Support Guidelines is to establish a fair standard of support […]


July 7, 2020

Bringing a Court Application During Covid-19

Many of you are probably wondering whether you can go to court during the pandemic.  Perhaps you’re looking […]


May 13, 2020

Kindness in Parenting – Christmas, Covid and Beyond…

Our blog this month is written by one of our Partners, Renee Konotopsky. Renee is an experienced family […]


April 21, 2020