Resolving children’s issues after a separation or divorce can involve more than determining custody and child support payments. Other relationships, such as those with grandparents, may also be affected.
When families separate, there are many different decisions that need to be made regarding children. These decisions may include what city they will live in, which parent they will live with, or what activities they can participate in, amongst others. Parents may have different opinions on how to answer these questions, which can lead to disagreements when negotiating custody, access and parenting time with children.
When a driver is suspected of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, police officers are trained to perform sobriety tests and administer breathalysers. But with the legalization of recreational cannabis on the horizon in Canada, many people are wondering what safety measures do police have to detect drug-impaired drivers?
Let’s say you’re expecting to receive money from your ex-partner to pay for your daughter’s new clothes. But the money doesn’t arrive. Unfortunately, getting a Support Order from a court does not mean that you are guaranteed to get the money set out in the Order.
As a youth, you may have heard different theories on the effects of consuming cannabis before driving. You may have heard it makes you a better driver, or makes you pay more attention to your surroundings, making you sharper and more aware. The truth is that there is no evidence to support any of these statements.
You are part of a couple that has separated or divorced. You have agreed that your partner will have custody of the children, while you have visitation rights. Your agreement is part of the court order. Then your ex-partner decides to move to another city.
Currently, there is no legislation in Alberta that protects the rights of couples who are unmarried when they decide to end their relationship. This makes issues such as property division and splitting assets difficult. The Adult Interdependence Act allows some provisions for unmarried couples to apply for spousal support payments.