[COVID-19] Alberta Court Closures: How You Might Be Affected

As COVID-19 continues to be a major health concern across Alberta, the Alberta Court System is reducing court services and adjourning or transitioning matters from in-person to electronic appearances to lower the curve of community transmission. Below is a summary of how each court is handling matters during the pandemic. Provincial Court of Alberta As...
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[COVID-19] Parenting Arrangements During the Coronavirus

As COVID-19 continues to be a major health concern across Alberta, parents are becoming increasingly concerned about how to properly handle parenting arrangements while also complying with social distancing and isolation recommendations. Despite the current crisis, parenting arrangements remain in effect and you are obligated to comply with your court-ordered or agreed-upon parenting arrangements. Whether...
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[COVID-19] How to Handle Child Support in Alberta During the Coronavirus

Child support is governed by the Federal Child Support Guidelines and is calculated based upon your parenting arrangements and earnings. Unfortunately, widespread layoffs and temporary closures are impacting Albertans across the province, making child support payments all the more important. Temporary court closures mean that applications for child support or variations in child support are...
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[COVID-19] Temporary Layoffs: What Employees in Alberta Need to Know

This information is meant for non-unionized employees who are governed by provincial employment legislation. If you are party to a collective agreement or part of a federally regulated workforce, you may be governed by different rules and procedures regarding temporary layoffs. Things have been moving incredibly quickly in the past few weeks, with many businesses...
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