Sometimes in high conflict parenting disputes, one of the parents would like the child(ren) to provide evidence to the court.
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.
We are pleased to announce that Calgary family lawyer, Daniella Marchand, is joining the Crossroads Law team.
Once your divorce is complete, the bulk of your involvement with the legal system should be over.
Cohabitation agreement, pre-nuptial agreement, parenting agreement, separation agreement – there are many different types of agreements in family law and each one is a contract which you are legally bound to follow and carry out the terms.
A common step to take after separation is to move away from your former partner.
What’s the Difference Between a Will, Power of Attorney and a Personal Directive and Why Do I Need Them?
Everyone knows that having a will is an important part of planning for your future but what about a power of attorney or personal directive?
Many people are making a career change these days and you or your former spouse may decide to take a new job that leads to a significant decrease in income. How does this lower paying job affect child support payments?
Crossroads Law is excited to announce the addition of another incredible family lawyer to the Vancouver team.
Buying a new home with your partner or spouse? Purchasing a house with friends as an investment? Have you ever considered what would happen to your share of the property if something were to happen to you or your relationship?
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.
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.