Category: Adult Interdependent Partners

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New Property Division Rules for Common-Law Couples in Alberta

Do You Have Questions About the Alberta Family Property Act? The updated Alberta Family Property Act provides a path to a separation that is much more similar to the standard divorce process.

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Can you get divorced if the other party doesn’t want to?

Yes, you can get a divorce if your spouse is contesting, but the process of finalizing the divorce will be more difficult.  Arrangements need to be agreed upon for child custody, access and child support if you have children.   You will be required to apply for a court order that says your divorce can be finalized even if your spouse does not agree.

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When am I Legally Separated?

People often wonder if they require a signed contract or a Judge’s order to confirm that they are separated from their spouse or partner.  The answer, in most instances, is that there are no formal requirements in order to be separated and that a person is separated when that person (or that person’s spouse or partner) decides that they want to be separated.

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