'We're in trouble': Advocates urge Ottawa to help close the access-to-justice gap

'We're in trouble': Advocates urge Ottawa to help close the access-to-justice gap

Justice advocates want the federal government to use the federal budget to invest new resources in the legal system — which is experiencing a rise in self-representation, adding to the court backlog created by the pandemic.

How COVID-19 could force changes to family courts, modernize access to the justice system

How COVID-19 could force changes to family courts, modernize access to the justice system

With courts closed across the country, separated and divorced couples are facing the prospect of not having access to a judge for what could be months.

CBC Radio Active with Adrienne Pan

CBC Radio Active with Adrienne Pan

Help is now available for Albertans who have to go court for divorce and custody issues, but can't afford legal representation. Hear about this new and more affordable way to access legal services.

Do-it-yourself legal work: New service offers a la carte family court coaching

Do-it-yourself legal work: New service offers a la carte family court coaching

Putting the average cost of a two-day trial at $35,000, Marcus Sixta and Dr. Ian Holloway discuss how many Canadians simply can’t afford family court which is where Coach My Case can step in to help.

Real Talk with Ryan Jespersen Podcast

Real Talk with Ryan Jespersen Podcast

Family lawyers Jo-Anne Stark and Marcus Sixta talk divorce, child custody, and steps to eliminate stress through family court proceedings.
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A Growing Number of Western Canadians Are Representing Themselves in Family Court Because They Can’t Afford a Lawyer

A Growing Number of Western Canadians Are Representing Themselves in Family Court Because They Can’t Afford a Lawyer

Guest: Marcus Sixta,  Family Law expert, Founder of Coach My Case. Dr. Ian Holloway, Dean of Law at the University of Calgary.

Law Alumni Drive Change in Legal Profession

Law Alumni Drive Change in Legal Profession

Changing the ways people can access justice in Canada is no easy feat. For two UCalgary Law alumni, new legal services are hoping to make the system a little friendlier.

Marcus Sixta Discusses Divorce and Money – The Unplanned Journey

Marcus Sixta Discusses Divorce and Money – The Unplanned Journey

Jim Doyle and his guests, Marcus Sixta of Crossroads Law, Yuval Berger of Hindsight Counselling, and Rahul Aggarwal of CleanDivorce, explore how separating or divorcing couples find themselves on an unplanned journey.

Love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage — but what about love and COVID?

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?

How COVID-19 could force changes to family courts, modernize access to the justice system

How COVID-19 could force changes to family courts, modernize access to the justice system

With courts closed across the country, separated and divorced couples are facing the prospect of not having access to a judge for what could be months.

The unintended consequences of Canada’s fertility law changes

The unintended consequences of Canada’s fertility law changes

Canada is considered an international surrogacy destination, with progressive laws that have attracted couples internationally. But, a new Canadian fertility landscape will be born, bringing new regulations for reimbursing surrogates and donors.

Explaining the Prenup: What it is, and why Kanye told you to get one

Explaining the Prenup: What it is, and why Kanye told you to get one

Buckle up: It’s time for some real talk about prenuptial agreements. Tag your spouse if they have a really good sense of humour, and keep reading.