• Prenuptial agreements

    A prenuptial agreement is a marriage contract between you and your intended spouse. Entered into before marriage, a prenup does not become enforceable until after you’re married. If you and your spouse ever separate or get divorced, your prenuptial agreement can change the way matrimonial property is divided. For some couples, a prenup offers peace […]

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  • Division of property: Types of property agreements

    Spouses or partners can enter into agreements about how property will be divided should their relationship end. Such agreements can be made at any time during the relationship, including after separation. This article contains information on the types of property agreements. In Alberta, the Matrimonial Property Act governs how property will be divided if a […]

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  • Division of property: information for couples who were legally married

    Spouses may have questions about the law and how to divide property at the end of a marriage. Family law can be complicated, and understanding the law, as well as your options, is an important first step. This article contains information for those who were legally married. Matrimonial property refers to all property that accumulates […]

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