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Child Support - What Are Section 7 Expenses?
Section 7 Expenses Can Be Dealt With Through Mediation Child support is money paid from one party to the other when the parties cease living together. There are two types of support payments: base support and extra expenses. While the Federal Child Support Guidelines determine base support, the extra expenses can be a bit of […]
How Routine Helps Children of Divorce
Routine Helps Minimize The Impact Of Divorce September means back to school which also means back to routine and “getting in the swing of things”. While the carefree days of summer are always viewed through rose-coloured glasses, the reality is that the routine of the school year has a very positive impact on a child’s […]
Brief Conflict Intervention Program for Alberta Parents
Alberta Pilot Project Seeks Solutions to Complicated Family Litigation At Jones Divorce Law we recommend collaborative family law as a way to resolve conflict outside of court. In other blog posts, we have discussed the benefits of such processes (Arbitration, Mediation), and finding a good fit for a range of family cases. In Alberta, the […]
The Impact of Parental Conflict on Young Children
How Conflict Contributes Negatively To Children's Adjustment To Divorce We have all heard the term “staying together for the kids” to refer to parents who remain married until their children are grown and out of the house. What many parents don’t realize is that continuous exposure to conflict is much more detrimental to a child’s […]
Divorce: The Top 5 Best Things you Can Do For Your Children
How To Raise Happy And Healthy Children During Divorce Going through a divorce is one of the most stressful and difficult situations a family can face. This is especially true if the decision to separate was not unanimous and there is a high conflict between the parties. Children are very emotionally aware to their parents […]
The Basis of Arbitration: Is It Right For You?
Dispute Resolution Options: Arbitration In the simplest of terms, divorce arbitration is one type of dispute resolution wherein each party tells their side of the dispute. An impartial, third-party arbitrator then determines a legally-binding decision. It’s important to note that arbitration is only available if both parties agree to the process. As such, if one […]
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