Help For Parents

  • Getting Through the Breakup Earthquake

    We call this the breakup earthquake. Depending on its seismic force, anger, sadness and confusion can rumble through a family. At the very least, the breakup earthquake weakens family structure and relationships. At its worst, it can tear apart families the same way an earthquake tears apart buildings, bridges and the ground.

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  • Money Mentors is a free tool for the public to use to get out of debt. Their mission: To educate Albertans in personal money management and the wise use of credit, and to provide alternatives for families and individuals facing financial crisis.
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  • Parenting After Separation (PAS)

    Parenting After Separation (PAS) is a course mandated by Alberta Justice for separated and/or divorcing parents with children under 16 years of age. This workshop will help parents in understanding the process and effects of separation on children and will encourage parents how to make positive choices about how they will continue to parent their children after separation. The course is available as an eCourse that can be completed in sections and can take approximately 3 hours to complete the entire course. The eCourse offers information to parents about the separation and divorce process, the effects of separation and divorce on children, techniques for communication and legal information that affects parents and children.

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  • Making Plans

    A guide to parenting arrangements after separation or divorce. How to put your children first . Department of Justice, Canada

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  • Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta

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Mediation Websites

Continuing Education

Law Links

  • Family Law Information Centre, Information on: child support, spousal support, custody and access, restraining or protective orders, and unrepresented parties.
  • Alberta Justice  Provides you with quick and easy 24-hour access to information on law-related programs and services in Alberta.
  • Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines: A Draft Proposal English French
  • Looking for collaborative law lawyer?


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