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Calculating Child Support Income

Calculating Child Support Income is a key step in ensuring a fair child support result. In cases of business owners and self-employed persons, a thorough analysis of the paying parent’s true incomes is necessary. Simply using a self-employed person’s income tax return is the most common fatal error to properly calculating child support income. Assessing […]

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Vancouver Calgary Spousal Support Self Sufficiency

Vancouver Calgary Spousal Support Self Sufficiency cases raise the issue of sharing economic disadvantage arising from relationship breakdown against the need and possible duty for both spouses to move toward self-sufficiency after their relationship ends. The number 1 question we get asked is: How much spousal support is payable and for how long does spousal […]

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Avoid Family Law Facebook Mistakes

Our experienced Avoid Family Law Facebook Mistakes lawyers warn spouses, misguided friends and extended family members from foolishly using social media during divorce separation proceedings. Is your Ex-Partner posting negative comments regarding your family law matter on Facebook? Want to know if you can stop your ex-partner from posting negatively about you on Facebook? In […]

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Vancouver Calgary Child Custody Variation

Vancouver Calgary Child Custody Variation lawyers handle cases when parents want to change an original order on child custody and parenting time arrangements. The recent decision of S.M.M. v. J.P.H.points out the test that must be met before the original child custody or original child parenting time or responsibilities Order is varied.  The test for […]

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Vancouver Underemployment Support Lawyers

Vancouver Underemployment Support Lawyers help ensure paying spouses to work to their full capacity and that receiving spouses also do not shirk their responsibilities to try to become or remain self-sufficient. Making sure both spouses work to their capacity impacts both spousal support and child support. Calculations of proper support are only accurate if the […]

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Child Support Extraordinary Expenses

Our top* Child Support Extraordinary Expenses lawyers handle hundreds of medium to high net income child support cases across Western Canada. Lorne N. MacLean, QC holds the record for one of Canada’s highest combined child and spousal support award of nearly $100,000 monthly in the case of Devathasan. In today’s blog Peter Graburn of our […]

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Calgary Alberta Family Law Mediation

Disagreements between separating family partners can be difficult, often involving very contentious legal issues about children, child and spousal support, and division of family property, debts and liabilities.  Some of these disputes end up being decided by Judges in Court. But what if you do not want to go through the cost (both emotional and […]

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Calgary Top 5 Parenting Time Principles

CALGARY TOP 5 PARENTING TIME PRINCIPLES (Part 2) By Peter Graburn Managing Associate MacLean Family Law Calgary. In a previous post (see Top 5 Parenting Principles Part 1) I discussed that if separated parents cannot agree on the major decisions regarding their children (ie. regarding their education, religion, health-care and general well-being), the Courts may […]

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Top 5 Parenting Time Principles

TOP 5 PARENTING TIME PRINCIPLES (Part 1 of 2) Call 1 877 602 9900 Peter Graburn senior associate at our Calgary office knows parenting is hard. Even when parents are living together, it is sometimes difficult to agree on even the day-to-day decisions involved in raising children, let alone the major decisions regarding their:  ● education; […]

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