Mitchell v. Reykdal, a recent Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta decision, delved into when a married person can still be an adult interdependent partner (“AIP”).
Eight behaviors common amongst all alienated children have been identified.
When it comes to alienating behaviors there are seventeen that one should watch out for. It must be noted that not all of them are required to successfully alienate a parent in any given situation.
Parental alienation arises in situations where a child persistently rejects one parent in favor of the other for no objectively valid reason.
Calculating child support is usually pretty straight forward when one parent is the primary parent – determine income, number of children, then look it up in the guidelines. However, when you are in a shared parenting arrangement, child support is governed by section 9 of the Federal Child Support Guidelines.
Effective March 1, 2021 there are significant changes being made to the Divorce Act. These changes will affect everyone whose proceedings started ahead of March 1, 2021 that are still ongoing.
During the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, Courts in Alberta have altered their operations, policies and procedures with a view to helping to contain or prevent the spread of COVID-19 while maintaining, as much as possible, access to justice.
In Michel v. Graydon, a 2020 Supreme Court of Canada decision, it was held that the court can retroactively adjust child support amounts for non-married couples even after the child is no longer a child of the relationship if the provincial statute allows for it.