Even people who have experienced a difficult separation often find themselves falling in love again.
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.
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.
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.
One of the most important pieces of a separation is ensuring you understand your rights under the law and then determining how you want those rights to apply to your specific circumstances.
Crossroads Law is pleased to welcome Chyanne Sharma as our first articling student!
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.
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. 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?
The team at Crossroads Law is proud to announce that our founder, Marcus M. Sixta has been named one of the top 25 most influential lawyers in Canada!
Marcus Sixta sits down with Faisal Karmali and Dave Popowich from More Than Money on Global News Radio to answer some common questions about prenuptial and cohabitation agreements in Alberta.
While the law is continuously evolving, pets are still considered property in the eyes of the law.
Across provinces, Canadian family law legislation interprets “property” to include real and personal property, including all interests in that property, contingent or vested.
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.
There are two main categories of child support in Canada under the Federal Child Support Guidelines.
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...
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!
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.
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.
Crossroads Law is very happy to announce the addition of Sarah Macdonald as our newest senior associate family lawyer in our Calgary office.
As the Courts continue dealing with an ever-present backlog of family law matters, judges look for ways to divert certain issues out of the traditional litigation process.