What Is The Difference Between Divorce & Separation?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Oct 28, 2021 in Blog, Divorce Law, Family Law

Many people consider the terms “divorce” and “separation” to be interchangeable – but this is not the case. At the most basic level, a divorce means that you are no longer legally married while separation indicates that you and your spouse are living separate lives but are still legally married under the court. While this…Read More Here!

Who Gets the Pet in a Divorce?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Apr 3, 2020 in Blog, Divorce Law

It’s hard nowadays to find someone who doesn’t consider their pet a member of the family. But what happens to pets when a couple separates or divorces? While there is no specific legislation that currently deals with the concept of pet custody, there is an emerging trend in which people are taking their partner to…Read More Here!

Child Custody: What You Need to Know

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Jan 15, 2018 in Blog, Divorce Law, Family Law

When a couple decides to get a divorce, the most important decision surrounds what is going to happen to any children involved. Parents often worry not only about making sure they are doing what is best for their child, but also about how much time they are going to get with their child. Join Heritage…Read More Here!

How Are Assets Divided in a Divorce?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Dec 15, 2017 in Blog, Divorce Law, Family Law

When a couple decides to file for divorce, one of the biggest things that needs to be dealt with is the division of assets – both individual and joint. Read on to learn more about how assets are divided in a divorce in Alberta. The Matrimonial Property Act While divorce in Canada is a federal…Read More Here!

5 Tips for Finding a Divorce Lawyer

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Feb 16, 2017 in Blog, Divorce Law

If the time has come to find a divorce lawyer, there are serious consequences to consider no matter your state of mind. What’s Heritage Law’s best advice? Take your time! Patience almost always results in a better outcome– beyond that, refer to our five tips below and ensure you are well represented through this important…Read More Here!

Sharing Custody During The Holidays

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Dec 8, 2016 in Blog, Divorce Law, Family Law

Separation and divorce are legal proceedings with very serious, day-to-day life consequences– especially when children are involved. The stress and pressure of the holidays can often strain our relationships, so it is important not to let legal obligations like custody and child support become negatively impacted. If you or your loved ones are facing these…Read More Here!

How is Child Support Determined in Canada?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Oct 13, 2016 in Blog, Divorce Law, Family Law

Divorce is becoming more and more common these days, often for the betterment of home and family life. Due to this, child support is a reality for many divorced or estranged working parents. When one parent asks for child support from another, a court is designated to determine if the claim is valid. Once approved,…Read More Here!

What Are Ground for Divorce in Alberta?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Sep 29, 2016 in Blog, Divorce Law, Family Law

Divorce– a reality that is tough to consider, but many people report happier lives and better family dynamics after the difficult process. If you are considering divorce or experiencing one in your family, you may be curious as to what defines grounds of divorce. Read on for Heritage Law’s crash course in applying for divorce…Read More Here!