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I really appreciated Marcus' approach to my file. He was always the voice of reason and I believe that his sound and timely advice led to the best possible outcome for me. I appreciated his ability to cut through the nonsense and focus on the important issues while having empathy for the whole family. It was clear that he had my family's best interest at heart.
Going to court to fight to be with your family is one the most difficult experiences you can go through. Kristin McDonald helped me navigate all of it from start to finish. She took the time to understand my personal situation and helped me chart a path forward. I truly cannot say enough to express how grateful I am that she was my lawyer.
At Crossroads Law, our unwavering commitment to our clients has earned us a reputation for excellence in family law. Over the years, we've had the privilege of being recognized through various prestigious awards and across diverse platforms. Your trust in us is the foundation of our success.
When two people get married, they enjoy new rights and benefits, such as the right to divide family property upon divorce. Historically, under the law, these rights were exclusively reserved for married people.
Blended families have become quite common in today’s society. According to a 2019 Canadian Health Survey on Children and Youth, 20% of children who have experienced parental separation or divorce, live with a stepparent - that equates to over 237,000 Canadian kids.
What are you gifting this Valentine’s Day? Chocolates? Jewelry? It always feels good to give, but what happens to those gifts when a couple separates?
Frequently Asked Questions
In BC and Alberta, spouses must fully disclose assets during divorce. Failure to do so can result in legal fees, unequal asset division, and even contempt of court.
Divorce in Canada usually necessitates a one-year separation, with the timeline varying due to factors like asset complexity, parenting disputes, and court schedules.
Mediation comes in various forms, each tailored to different needs and situations. Common types include Traditional Mediation, which facilitates communication; Evaluative Mediation, which offers case assessments; Transformative Mediation, which empowers parties to resolve disputes; Restorative Mediation, aimed at repairing relationships; and Med-Arb, a blend of mediation and arbitration. The best fit depends on your specific case and requirements.