3 Things You Need to Know About Getting Spousal Support in Alberta
27 April 2016
If you are getting divorced in Alberta, you might be considering including a request for spousal support in your initial court filings. Spousal support, also known as alimony, can be requested by both men and women. However, its original purpose was to support women who did not work during a marriage, so they could have an income after a divorce. While it is not as common for a judge to order spousal support today as it was in the past, due to new expectations of adults of both genders being able to support themselves, it can still sometimes be obtained.
Can You Sue if Your Child Drowns in Someone's Pool?
15 October 2015
Losing a child is never easy to deal with, but a sudden loss due to a tragic event can make this even harder. If your child recently drowned in someone's swimming pool, you might be able to sue the pool owner. While this will not bring your child back, it will hold the pool owner responsible for the event. In order to win a case like this, you will need to prove the pool owner was negligent.
The Morning After A Shotgun Wedding: Can You Seek An Annulment?
3 September 2015
Falling head over heels in love can make you act in impulsive ways that may involve extremely poor decision-making. Some couples who find themselves married after a whirlwind, short-lived romance, wake up the day after their nuptials horrified that they are hitched. One way to rectify this unfortunate situation is to get the marriage annulled. If you find yourself regretting your wedding within days of getting married, the following guide can help you figure out if you can pursue an annulment to invalidate your legal bond.
Family Law After Death - What To Expect When Drafting Your Will
2 September 2015
It's an unfortunate fact that everyone eventually dies, but avoiding it will only make your death harder on your loved ones. If you're worried about taking care of them after you pass on, you can allay your fears with the help of a skilled family lawyer. Before you pick up the phone to schedule a consult, however, it's a good idea to brush up on the basics of what planning your will entails.