Catherine Regier

June 20, 2010

The Child Support Recalculation Program

In December, 2010, Alberta Justice began the Child Support Recalculation Program.  This is an administrative program that is intended to recalculate Child Support Orders for separated and divorces families in Medicine Hat and throughout Alberta based on changes in the […]
May 25, 2010

Spousal Support: The Difficult Decision

One of the most difficult negotiations that spouses undertake after they separate is around the issue of spousal support.  This issue is laden with emotions and the parties’ feelings of entitlement and fairness. Spousal support is the payment of money […]
April 19, 2010

Who Pays for the Children? Child Support on Separation or Divorce

When parents separate or divorce, it is the responsibility of both parents to contribute to the financial needs of their children   In almost all situations, this will mean that one of the parents will pay child support to the other.  […]
July 21, 2009

Independent Legal Advice for Separating Couples

When a couple in Medicine Hat separates and is able to come to an agreement about how to spend time with their children and what to do with their property, they often attend at a lawyer’s office together to just […]
May 25, 2009

Adoption: The New Beginning

For many couples, one of the most exciting times in their lives is when they make the decision to adopt a child.  The Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act governs the procedure for adoptions in Medicine Hat.  The Act outlines […]