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Loco Parentis: What Does This Mean And How Might It Impact Your Family
Step Parents and Other Guardians Have Legal Rights and Obligations Did you know that in Alberta, stepparents can be legally responsible for paying child support in the event of a separation? Often times, stepparents are considered to be in loco parentis which in Latin, means “in the place of a parent”. If a party is […]
What Exactly is a Child of the Marriage in Alberta?
What Legally Defines A Child Of The Marriage In Alberta? A child of the marriage is a child of two spouses or former spouses under the age of majority. It is important to note that there are certain circumstances such as illness, disability or continuing education which may result in a child being unable to […]
High Conflict Parties and Mediation: Can It Work?
Mediation Can Be a Timely And Cost Effective Resolution Service Upon the breakdown of a marriage, many parties agree that they want to remain amicable and try their best to resolve their issues in a friendly and courteous manner. However, the stress of a divorce can often lead couples to becoming more high conflict than […]
Eldercare Mediation: We Can Help!
We Help Your Family Focus On Your Goals Taking care of aging family members is a huge responsibility with many rewards and often many sacrifices. It can be difficult to make decisions for aging parents, especially when there are multiple people involved with creating a unanimous care plan. We at Jones Divorce Mediation recognize the […]
Treatment of RESPs Upon the Breakdown of a Marriage
Many Parents Choose To Open an RESP for Their Children Saving for your children’s post-secondary schooling is a very important financial decisions for parents to make. Upon having children, many couples opt to open an RESP (Registered Education Savings Plan) or order to manage these funds and prepare for the high costs of post-secondary education. […]
Interim Support Orders During COVID-19 in Calgary
Everything You Need To Know About Interim Support Orders Covid-19 has had a substantial impact on many family’s financial resources. With a multitude of people losing their jobs or working reduced hours, the income that many were used to has been either greatly reduced or eliminated all together. This can be extremely stressful, especially during […]
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