What Am I Entitled to in a Divorce in Alberta?

What Am I Entitled to in a Divorce in Alberta

When you go through a divorce in Alberta, you are entitled to an equitable division of marital assets and liabilities. This means the assets accrued during the marriage are divided fairly between spouses, though not always equally. It also includes considerations for spousal support, depending on the length of the marriage, each spouse’s income, and …

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Penalty for Hiding Assets in Divorce Alberta

Penalty for Hiding Assets in Divorce Alberta

Facing a divorce in Alberta requires complete honesty in financial disclosures to ensure a fair division of assets. This article explores the penalty for hiding assets in divorce Alberta, detailing the consequences and legal repercussions that can arise from such actions. We will also discuss how the courts handle these situations and what steps can …

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What Leads to Amicable Divorce Outcomes in Canada

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Imagine you’re at the helm of a ship, steering it through unprecedented storms toward a yet unseen shore. This, in essence, is the journey of a divorce, a challenging expedition where the destination is peace and resolution. In Canada, many couples have successfully navigated these tumultuous waters, achieving amicable divorce outcomes. But what’s their secret? …

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The Power of Mediation: Embracing the Taoist Perspective

The Power of Mediation: Embracing the Taoist Perspective

According to an Taoist parable, an old farmer had a horse that ran away, prompting his neighbors to remark, “Oh, that’s bad news.” “Good news, bad news, who can say?” the farmer reportedly replied. Soon after, his horse returned with a second horse, which many labeled a stroke of luck. The farmer again withheld judgment …

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Intentional Parenting

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As a parent, a family mediator, observing others with their children and having family members tell me stories about my own child, I have learned how to appreciate my child, their individual character and I have been cognizant about cultivating their strengths and interests all the while acknowledging their needs and concerns. Over time, I …

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Surviving the Holidays Divorced

Surviving the Holidays Divorced

Wondering how you will get through Christmas this year? Your soon-to-be former spouse is taking the kids to his parents for the holiday, as you always did as a family. But this year you are going to be alone. How are you going to survive the holidays while in the middle of a divorce? If …

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Fresh Thoughts Winter 2022 Newsletter

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When you find yourself needing to proceed with a separation or divorce, you need the best people behind you to assure you get the fresh start you truly deserve. The growing team at Fresh Start Mediation blend fresh ideas, experience, and innovation. It’s our passion to save you money and see you happier and more …

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