Relocation Disputes

What happens when one parent wants to move with the children and the other parent does not agree? Relocation disputes arise when one parent wants to move and the other parent does not want the children to move to that location. The parent disputing the move may request that the children remain in their primary… Continue reading Relocation Disputes

Drafting Parenting Orders – Christmas Edition

Drafting Parenting Orders – Christmas Edition  It is important to have a clearly worded court order specifying your regular parenting time and shared holidays. In high conflict situations, it is extremely important to use precise wording that will not leave any room for interpretation. A poorly worded order can lead to unnecessary conflict between parents.… Continue reading Drafting Parenting Orders – Christmas Edition

Benefits of Hiring a Paralegal

Paralegals and lawyers play an essential role in the legal system. The main difference between their job duties comes down to their ability to give legal advice and involvement in the courtroom. Paralegals cannot give legal advice. Paralegals are on the side lines preparing cases, compiling reports, organizing and filing paperwork. Only can give legal… Continue reading Benefits of Hiring a Paralegal

Becoming a Paralegal

Many schools in Alberta offer paralegal or legal assistant programs. Students are led on to believe that by completion of the program, they will be easily hired out of school and will be paid well in the profession. One school, in particular, bragged to potential candidates that 80% of their students were employed after graduation.… Continue reading Becoming a Paralegal

Tips for Lower Legal Fees

To avoid a surprisingly high legal bill it is in your best interest to inquire about your new lawyers billing practices before you start working with them. Some lawyers charge for each and every email and others only charge for the emails they used to work on your file. Knowing how your lawyer bills will… Continue reading Tips for Lower Legal Fees