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!
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.
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.
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.
There are few things that give me greater joy as a lawyer than helping a surrogate or intended parents through their surrogacy journey.
At Crossroads Law, we often receive inquiries from parents owed child support and wanting help to ensure child support is paid. Generally, the first step is to register the Court Order with the Maintenance Enforcement Program (“MEP”).
Many people are disappointed to find that after going through a stressful, lengthy and expensive legal battle, not everything is settled. Fortunately, there is a better way: mediation.
Contrary to perception, there are different models of mediation that can be used for your particular Family or Divorce action. Knowing the models available can likely help you decide what would be best for your unique situation.
Supervised parenting time can be considered one step away from a complete termination of access. It is not meant to be a permanent solution, and is only necessary in exceptional circumstances where a child’s physical or emotional safety are at risk with a parent.
The team at Crossroads Law has had a busy year so far and we are pleased to announce the addition of a new Vancouver Family Lawyer, Tanya Thakur.
Iran, like a number of countries, does not automatically recognize the orders of Canadian courts in matters of family law. So, what are the implications for Iranian couples seeking divorce in Canada?