It may be the law that the answer to this question is generally the owner of the property, but many common-law spouses are not finding that solution fair. As more couples decide not to get married, a legal group in Alberta is highlighting the need for improved legislation over the ownership of property. Because it’s…

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When you decide to leave your domestic partner, many concerns regarding your future may cross your mind at once. How will you manage financially? Who will look after your children going forward? Where will you live? These questions can seem overwhelming at the onset. Therefore, it’s important to remember there are laws in place to…

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Property division is a thorny component of divorce in Alberta. And while people typically focus on dividing the high-priced items like a matrimonial home, vehicles and other pricey assets, divorcing spouses must also divide personal property. Personal belongings can spark as much conflict as higher-priced property, which is why it can be helpful to know…

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