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- But I Thought We Weren’t Married?
On January 1, 2020, Family Property Act became law and the way that unmarried couples divide property changed in Alberta. What has changed? Many unmarried couples will be treated like married couples upon separation. Each party is now entitled to 50% of the assets that were accrued during the relati … Read more »
- Case Concerning Insurer’s Duty to Defend Makes Way To Court of Appeal
In April 2019, we wrote a blog about a decision from the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench about an insurance company’s refusal to provide defence for a client who operated a cold storage warehouse and experienced an incident that led to their customers’ goods being spoiled. The decision was appealed, … Read more »
- Father Seeks Expanded Parenting Time Citing Change In Circumstances
For parents who have separated or divorced, it’s not uncommon for the details of their lives (such as where they live, or how much money they earn) to change over the years. Parenting orders put in place to state how often each parent has access to their child (or children) might be subject to chang … Read more »
- Father Shows Progress With Mental Health Issues, But More Needed Before Access Can Expand
Mental health and addiction can be a terrible strain on any family. When parents are divorced or separated and those issues become problematic to the point where access to children is impacted, it can be a long and formal process for the parent suffering from addiction or mental health issues to sho … Read more »
- Sexual Assault Conviction of Edmonton Bar Promoter Creates Legal Risk for Employer
Matthew McKnight worked as a promoter in a managerial position at an Edmonton nightclub and bar. Over the period of six years between 2010 and 2016, he used his managerial position and the authority provided by the employer to ply young women with liquor and on occasion drugs, in order to vitiate th … Read more »