Divorce is the final, legal ending of a marriage. Deciding to end a marriage is difficult. You have to deal with huge emotional issues and make many tough decisions. You also need to know your legal rights and responsibilities. Learn more about the legal process.
There is an assumption in Alberta that the parties will divide matrimonial property fairly and equally between spouses when they separate and/or divorce. There are, of course exceptions and rules to follow in the division of matrimonial property where a lawyer will be crucial…
Parenting and Custody
When there are minor children of the relationship or marriage, deciding on a parenting arrangement after separation is not easy. Parties must decide on where the children will live, who will make major decisions in the child’s life, and what time each parent will spend with the child.