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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Where There is a Will – There is a Way.

“It is on my TO-DO list!”. We have all made this excuse. However, putting together an estate plan including a Last Will and Testament should be at the top of that list.

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Now hiring family lawyers

Crossroads Law is a busy and dynamic family law firm looking to hire a lawyer with two or more years of experience in family law and/or wills and estates in our Calgary location. The hours are flexible and remote work is optional. The Compensation is generous.

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What to do if my ex-spouse is hiding money?

The question that comes up in many of my cases is what to do when one spouse is hiding money. Often this is just a hunch but sometimes there are facts that lead to urgent concerns.

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What Rights do Gay Couples in Common Law Relationships Have?

Is there a difference in the legal rights afforded to marriages and common law relationship for LGBTQ couples? I am often asked about legal rights for a gay or lesbian marriage or common law relationship. Vancouver LGBTQ communities have had a strong history of activism and have been integral in the fight for equal marriage rights, but many are still confused as to what the law is now especially for common law couples.

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Who pays the capital gains tax when selling property after separation?

In family law, capital gains can arise when dividing family property. They are often overlooked by family lawyers in the division of family property and therefore can be a hidden liability that only becomes known after a separation agreement has been signed.

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When are Children Old Enough to Use Public Transit Without Adult Supervision?

Parents know that determining when and how to develop self-sufficiency in children can be a challenge. Family lawyers often get questions about this topic and parents often ask “At what age is it appropriate to leave my child at home alone?” or “How old should my child be to allow them to take public transit without supervision?.” 

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Status Quo, Oh No! Interim Parenting Orders

When dealing with a parenting dispute in a divorce or separation, the parents will inevitably hear the term “status quo” when negotiating the parenting schedule.

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.