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Child of the Marriage: Child Support for Children Over 18
What Constitutes a Child of The Marriage in Alberta? Clients going through a separation with children are typically aware that in certain circumstances child support can continue after a child turns 18. The most common scenario is when a child attends post-secondary education. In that scenario child support payments can continue until the child completes […]
Section 7 Expenses - What Are They And Who Owes What?
Child Support - What Are Section 7 Expenses? Child support is money paid to help cover the expenses of raising children. There are two types of child support, base (Section 3) child support and extra expenses (Section 7). Section 7 support is sometimes referred to as extraordinary expenses. Extra expense child support or section 7 child […]
New Year, New You - Resolutions for the Newly Divorced
Was Divorce On Your List of New Years Resolutions? The new year is a perfect time to reassess the previous year and set new goals. January aka "Divorce Month" is widely known in the family law community as being extremely busy with new cases. A divorce can be challenging but if you're diligent, you can turn this […]
Parenting Plans: A Guide To A Happy Holiday Season
Parenting Plans Help Create Happy Memories Co-parenting can be a hard process. This is especially true during the holidays when there are so many events, so much family and a lot of high expectations. We recommend thinking about the Holidays well in advance to allow time to address and resolve issues before the big events. […]
How to Choose A Mediator
Mediators Aren't All Created Equal Settling divorce matters can often be complex, especially when it comes to dealing with dividing assets, determining parenting time and maintaining your everyday tasks such as paying bills and going to work. At Jones Divorce Mediation we understand that divorce is a multi faceted issue and we strive to help […]
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 […]
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