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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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Everyone Needs a Will - and one that is customized for your life

Everyone Needs a Will - and one that is customized for your life

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

With the introduction of the Wills and Succession Act in 2015 in Alberta the importance of a well articulated Will has never been more important and instrumental in how an individual’s Estate will be administered and...

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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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In Loco Parentis – Step Parents, Unwed Parents, Non-biological Parents and Child Support

In Loco Parentis – Step Parents, Unwed Parents, Non-biological Parents and Child Support

Posted Nov 5th, 2019 in Family Central Law Firm Blog

Dating back to the 19th Century, Canadian courts have legitimized the presence of a non-biological parent of a child for custody purposes and in modern times, with increasing importance, child support obligations.   In loco parentis...

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High Income Earners and the Alberta and Federal Child Support Guidelines

High Income Earners and the Alberta and Federal Child Support Guidelines

Posted Oct 28th, 2019 in Family Central Law Firm Blog

The Child Support Guidelines, which were first adopted federally in 1997, and subsequently shortly after in Alberta have become a strong source for the standardization of child support payments in family law.   There are however...

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What’s really at stake when considering a Prenup / Cohab Agreement

What’s really at stake when considering a Prenup / Cohab Agreement

Posted Oct 7th, 2019 in Family Central Law Firm Blog

It is a delicate request and can cause some awkward conversations at the dinner table or for a looming wedding day, but it is something that any person contemplating building a life together or getting married should think about....

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WHAT DO I NEED TO START THE ADOPTION PROCESS?

WHAT DO I NEED TO START THE ADOPTION PROCESS?

Posted Jul 12th, 2019 in Family Central Law Firm Blog


For step-parent adoptions, this process is governed by the Government of Alberta, and this process begins with bringing your family lawyer the correct...

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Claiming Child Tax Benefits and Spousal Support Tax Credits

Claiming Child Tax Benefits and Spousal Support Tax Credits

Posted Jun 18th, 2019 in Family Central Law Firm Blog

Avoid delays in claiming child tax benefits and spousal support tax credits and deductions after recently separating or divorcing from your spouse. Understand which spouse can claim the Canada Child Benefit (CBB) and other childcare costs.

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Red Deer and Okotoks Family Lawyers

Red Deer and Okotoks Family Lawyers

Posted Jun 11th, 2019 in Family Central Law Firm Blog

The lawyers at Family Central regularly meet with clients and appear in Red Deer, Provincial Court and Court of Queen’s Bench for cases regarding custody, access, parenting time, child support, spousal support and property division (common law and married parties).

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Looking for a Mediator in Calgary?

Looking for a Mediator in Calgary?

Posted May 20th, 2019 in Family Central Law Firm Blog

Other than the decision to divorce itself, there is no single more important decision than choosing a divorce mediator qualified to handle your divorce.

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