“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.
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.
As we enter a new year, Crossroads Law is excited to announce the addition of another lawyer to our growing Vancouver office.
Coach My Case, which will launch in January in Alberta and British Columbia, is a completely online service that empowers self-represented litigants with legal assistance in the background while they run their case.
Crossroads Law is very pleased to announce the addition of our newest Calgary family lawyer, Gary Bhattal. Gary has experience working on very large and complex family law litigation.
The Alberta Child Support Recalculation Program assists eligible parents who decide to use to the Program to recalculate their child support each year.
Sometimes child support is either not paid or underpaid and as a result arrears are owing that can be claimed in court or enforced by Maintenance Enforcement.
When it comes to game planning, everyone knows the value of a great coach. Soon, you will have one for all your legal needs.
So you have been to court, you got a court order and your ex-spouse still refuses to pay child support or spousal support. What can be done?
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.
CBC NEWS Point of View: Love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage — but what about love and COVID?
Relationships are never easy, and many of them change and falter dramatically when children enter the picture. But what about when a global pandemic rears its infectious head?
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.
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.
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.
Your first meeting with a family lawyer is very important and we know that it can be a very stressful first step in resolving your legal matter.
As predicted by many, we have now seen a significant increase in new divorce consultations as a result of COVID 19.
Parenting issues are often the most highly disputed, emotionally charged, and stressful areas of family law for parents to navigate.
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?.”
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.
After going through in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment, a couple may have leftover embryos that are cryopreserved (frozen and stored) which can be used for further IVF treatments.