Going through a divorce or separation is life-altering. It’s our mission to empower you with the knowledge and legal support you need to make informed decisions with confidence. Together, we can find a path to a brighter future.
In Canada, divorce is governed through federal legislation called the Divorce Act. It also covers child support and spousal support but leaves issues related to property division to the provinces and territories. If you and your spouse separated on or after January 1, 2020, Alberta’s Family Property Act covers your division of property and debt. (For separations before this date, the Matrimonial Property Act applies.)
There are three reasons by which a marriage can break down: separation, adultery, and cruelty. Most people are divorced in Canada on the no fault grounds of one year’s separation. Uncontested divorces are when spouses agree to get divorced and already have written agreements or court orders to deal with specific issues (like parenting, property division, and child or spousal support). Contested divorces are when spouses do not agree on all relevant issues and must go to court or attend some form of dispute resolution.
You may be able to avoid a costly trial through mediation or arbitration processes. A neutral third party will help you and your partner determine a path forward. Our expertise can be helpful as you navigate these options to seek a resolution.
Let Q.E.D. Law Be Your Advocate
If you’ve decided that a divorce or separation is your best option, help is available. Our team at Q.E.D. Law has ample experience in this area, successfully representing clients in all three levels of court in Alberta. We’re committed to protecting your rights and offering compassionate support.
Let Q.E.D. Law be your advocate. We’re ready to go to trial, giving you the confidence that your case will be handled with the utmost professionalism and skill. You don’t have to face this stressful time alone with Q.E.D. Law on your side.
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