How Will a Book of Business be Treated in Divorce?
When you and your ex-spouse decide to divorce, family property will be divided pursuant to the Family Property Act, Alberta. If you or your ex have a “book of business” or “book of clients”, you may wonder what […]
The Hague Convention and the Process for the Return of a Child
What do you do if your partner absconds from the country and takes your child with them; or, alternatively, you return to Canada from international travel with your children and your partner thinks that the children should have […]
Parental Liability in a Motor Vehicle Accident
In the recent decision of Edmondson et al v Edmondson et al, 2022 NBCA 4 (application for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed), the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal reviewed a lower […]
Communication While Co-Parenting
One of the most challenging hurdles to overcome when going through a divorce is how to effectively co-parent with your ex-partner. An essential component of co-parenting is productive and non-confrontational communication with your ex.
As with any parenting case, […]
Fairness in the Justice System: What Are Costs?
The Canadian legal system is an inherently confrontational system. One party has a grievance against the other and they need the justice system to tell them how to resolve the issue. These grievances may fall within a wide […]
How are Personal Injury Claims for Children Different?
Navigating a personal injury claim can be complicated. It can be especially complicated when the injured party is a child. The key differences when proceeding with a personal injury claim when the injured party is a child include the litigation […]