The family lawyers from Crossroads Law located in Vancouver BC and Calgary AB have a client centred approach to help you successfully navigate the family law system. Our experienced family and divorce lawyers author these blogs to provide you insight and to help you through this challenging time.

 

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Expert Witnesses for Children with Special Needs

At Crossroads Law, we have represented many families who have children with special needs. Parents who are separated often encounter disputes about parenting time and child support.

Moving Away With or Without Children Changes to the Divorce Act
Moving Away With or Without Children – Changes to the Divorce Act

Are you in the process of separating from your spouse? Changes to the federal Divorce Act, enacted on March 1 2021, may apply to you. And if you’re thinking of moving away after separation with or without your children, you should definitely review the new changes to the Divorce Act with respect to relocation.

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Welcome Chyanne Sharma

Crossroads Law is pleased to welcome Chyanne Sharma as our first articling student!

What if you and your ex cannot agree on the COVID 19 vaccine for your children
What if you and your ex cannot agree on the COVID-19 vaccine for your children?

With the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine approved for children aged 12 and over since May 2021 and with Alberta and other provinces well into the fourth wave, courts across Canada have been seeing more and more legal disputes from parents who cannot agree on whether their child should be vaccinated.

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Ask a Family Lawyer - Mediation Part 2

In this video, Family Lawyer, Fertility Lawyer and Mediator, Melissa Salfi defines mediation and outlines what you can expect from a mediation process.

Things change. Life changes. Is your Will up to date
Things change. Life changes. Is your Will up to date?

Things change. The need to update your Last Will and Testament comes more often than people believe. For most, many years go by without updating their Will or they ultimately never revise it based on their true and current intentions. Then what?

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Does my spouse have a right to my pension?

Across provinces, Canadian family law legislation interprets “property” to include real and personal property, including all interests in that property, contingent or vested.

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Is Cryptocurrency Considered Matrimonial Property?

As the interest in cryptocurrency investments continues to grow, a key question for separating or divorcing Canadians has been whether they must disclose and include their cryptocurrency when dividing matrimonial property.

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Applying to Court for Parenting? Here's what you can expect.

Parenting is one of the most important and most common issues in the Court system, and ‘best interest’ of children often prompts people to want to move as quickly as possible. However, when going to Court, many are surprised...

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Ask a Family Lawyer - Mediation Part 1

Check out our first video on mediation where Crossroads Law’s founder, Marcus Sixta, discusses the benefits of mediation over court as well as other forms of dispute resolution. Stay tuned for more!

BC Surrogacy Gone Wrong
BC Surrogacy Gone Wrong

In a highly unusual set of circumstances, a BC woman is seeking to be declared the legal parent of a 4-year-old girl, notwithstanding any surrogacy arrangement entered into with the child’s guardians.

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The Divorce Act Has Changed... How?

Changes made to the Divorce Act on March 1, 2021 need to be understood by people going through the divorce process. For those already divorced, you might notice some tweaks to the language and terms.

How does a separation affect your will
How does a separation affect your will?

Let’s say you have a Will in place. You named your spouse as a beneficiary and perhaps your young children as secondary beneficiaries, just in case something were to happen to you and your spouse.

The information contained in this blog is not legal advice and should not be construed as legal advice on any subject. The information provided in this blog is for informational purposes only.