In the first part of my look at surrogacy laws around the world, I gave an overview of how surrogacy laws vary greatly from one jurisdiction to another.
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.
A significant issue we see when parents are divorcing, or separating is that their child(ren) begins to resist access and parenting time with one of the parents.
An affidavit is a document frequently prepared in litigation to provide evidence regarding the matter being determined.
The lawyer for the intended parents has drafted the fertility agreement and recommends that the surrogate or donor obtain independent legal advice (ILA) from another lawyer.
Crossroads Law is looking to expand once again and is hiring family lawyers in Vancouver and Calgary who are ready to join a dynamic and modern law firm.
In an unexpected and precedent setting case out of Ontario, a self-represented victim of domestic violence was awarded $150,000 for the violence she suffered during her marriage.
Determining who remains in the family home after separation is frequently an issue for spouses who are in the process of divorce or separation.
Often when individuals are in the midst of a relationship breakdown, or are growing weary of a protracted separation, they can make impulsive decisions about the shared and/or personal property of their ex-partner that is in their possession.
In real estate, it’s ‘location, location, location’. In divorce mediation, it’s ‘preparation, preparation, preparation’.
A family breakdown can cause a child to reject a parent while developing strong alignment with the other parent following separation.
With Valentine’s Day around the corner, many couples will be celebrating by getting engaged.
Divorcing a narcissist can be very difficult as the process can become highly conflictual even if you are attempting to settle outside of court.
A serious but overlooked consequence of COVID-19 has been its effect on separated or divorced parents who disagree on vaccinating their kids.
There are essentially two ways to resolve all matters between spouses: reaching an agreement, or having a decision imposed by a third party.
Choosing a mediator is a difficult decision. If you speak to any family lawyer, they will have different opinions on the attributes and skills of a divorce mediator.
David is a family lawyer and civil litigator who also has a background in real estate law.
You went to trial in a family law case in the Provincial Court of British Columbia and received a final order. You think the trial judge made a mistake and the order needs to be set aside or changed in some way.
Crossroads Law continues to grow and develop a stellar team of family lawyers from diverse backgrounds, and we are excited to announce the addition of Kristin McDonald, our newest family lawyer in Calgary.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year…until a parenting-time disagreement.
International child abduction is a growing issue, becoming more and more common, in family law.