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Family Law and Divorce Lawyers Serving Calgary and Area

The team at SVR family law lawyers has a wealth of experience in all aspects of divorce and family matters.  We are able to tailor our approach to your individual situation as we understand that there is no “one size fits all” approach when you are dealing with families.

Whether you’re in a high-conflict divorce situation or an amicable separation, the family law lawyers at SVR will take the time to ensure that you understand what is happening in your family and to educate you about the law and potential outcomes that apply to your specific situation.  The ultimate decisions are yours to make but the divorce lawyers at SVR ensure that you have the information you need to make an informed decision.  Family law issues can be as unique as the people involved and we ensure that we have all of the necessary tools at our disposal to customize the process to fit your needs.

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Parenting Disputes: Expert Involvement is Not Always Necessary

Parenting issues are some of the most difficult issues faced by separating parents. The “best interest of the child” is the guiding principal for determining how decision making and parenting […]

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Series: Changes to the Divorce Act of Canada – Contact Orders

This is the last in a series of posts covering amendments and updates to the Divorce Act of Canada that come into effect March of 2021. From time to time, […]

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Series: Changes to the Divorce Act of Canada – Family Violence

This is the third in a series of posts covering amendments and updates to the Divorce Act of Canada that come into effect March of 2021. Our previous post in […]

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Series: Changes to the Divorce Act of Canada – New Relocation Provisions

This is the second in a series of posts covering amendments and updates to the Divorce Act of Canada that come into effect March of 2021. Our previous post in […]

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Series: Changes to the Divorce Act of Canada – Best Interest of the Child

For the first time in nearly 20 years, the Divorce Act of Canada is being amended and modernized.  SVR Family Lawyers takes you through some of the most significant changes in this […]

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Family Court: Update on Court Closure Covid-19

A month has now passed since the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench and Provincial Court made the decision to suspend all but emergency and urgent court appearances, indefinitely.  We previously outlined what matters […]

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Child Support and Covid-19

We are approximately a month into the pandemic. As parents are attempting to settle into the new normal, they still face uncertainties regarding their current and future financial circumstances. Unfortunately […]

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How does COVID-19 and the social distancing public health orders impact your parenting schedule?

As this is unchartered territory, we have limited guidance from the Courts so far on how, or if, the social distancing mandates affect parenting schedules. Each family’s circumstances are specific […]

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Court of Queen’s Bench Suspends Most Court Appearances: Covid-19

In effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench has suspended most court appearances for an undetermined period of time. The exception to the suspension […]

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Guidelines for Co-Parenting During Covid-19

The AFCC (Association of Family and Conciliation Courts) and AAML (American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers) have drafted the following guidelines designed to assist divorced and separated co-parents during the current […]

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