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Child Support Obligations During Covid-19

Child Support Obligations During Covid-19

Posted Jun 2nd, 2020 in Family Central Law Firm Blog

The Law Society of Alberta released a statement regarding the Maintenance Enforcement Program and the impact that Covid-19 may have on payors of child support.

The Maintenance Enforcement Program (MEP) recognizes COVID-19...

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Family Central Law welcomes articling student Brad J. P. Webber to the team!

Family Central Law welcomes articling student Brad J. P. Webber to the team!

Posted May 12th, 2020

The team at Family Central Law is excited to announce the new addition of our articling student this month, Brad J. P. Webber.   

Brad is completing his last year of law school at the University of Calgary. He currently holds...

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Redefining the test in Alberta for Imputation of Income and child support obligations

Redefining the test in Alberta for Imputation of Income and child support obligations

Posted May 12th, 2020

Child support is often calculated by applying a payor’s income, typically their line 150 income, and then analyzed pursuant to the Federal Child Support Guidelines.  However, and increasingly a present issue for the clients seeking...

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Low Cost Solutions to Conflict –  Virtual and E-mediations

Low Cost Solutions to Conflict – Virtual and E-mediations

Posted Apr 8th, 2020 in Family Central Law Firm Blog

As of March 23, 2020, courthouses across Alberta are closed except for matters that have been determined to be emergency matters, which must pass a stringent two part review process before being accepted as a matter that will be...

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Family Law, Minute Books and Director and Shareholder Obligations

Family Law, Minute Books and Director and Shareholder Obligations

Posted Apr 3rd, 2020 in Family Central Law Firm Blog

Owning an Incorporated business is a complex undertaking. Business owners, and shareholders, invest their lives in building their businesses. They know their businesses inside out and understand how important it is to protect...

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Delivering Legal Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Delivering Legal Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted Mar 16th, 2020 in Family Central Law Firm Blog

We are here to support clients and their families through incredibly difficult and unprecedented times in modern day Canada.   Your health and safety is our utmost concern and as such we are adapting the delivery of legal services to...

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Distributing Pensions: Alberta Bill 22 and its Implication on Family Law Property Division

Distributing Pensions: Alberta Bill 22 and its Implication on Family Law Property Division

Posted Mar 4th, 2020 in Family Central Law Firm Blog

When married or non-married parties end their relationship, they may decide to commence a claim for the division of family property under the Family Property Act. Assets that have accumulated during the marriage, or relationship of...

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Child Support - How Do You Vary Child Support?

Child Support - How Do You Vary Child Support?

Posted Dec 9th, 2019 in Family Central Law Firm Blog

The variation of child support (and spousal support) payments is becoming a regular occurrence in Alberta with the continued lay-offs, and reductions in paid work, including reductions in regular wages and the elimination of overtime...

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Protecting you and your family - ensuring you have a Will, Personal Directive and/or Power of Attorney

Protecting you and your family - ensuring you have a Will, Personal Directive and/or Power of Attorney

Posted Dec 4th, 2019 in Family Central Law Firm Blog

The Team at Family Central Law is here to ensure clients during these challenging times do have access to efficient and customized estate planning legal services.  The Lawyers at Family Central are dedicated in their commitment to...

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CHRISTMAS / WINTER HOLIDAY SCHEDULING FOR SEPARATED PARTIES

CHRISTMAS / WINTER HOLIDAY SCHEDULING FOR SEPARATED PARTIES

Posted Nov 13th, 2019 in Family Central Law Firm Blog

As Halloween and Remembrance Day are now behind us, many people will turn their minds to setting up the Christmas tree and looking at Santa’s Wish List from the little ones.  Some parents also may be looking at the snow outside and...

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