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Calgary Family Lawyers

When facing family law matters, the guidance of experienced Calgary family lawyers is invaluable. Shim Law is dedicated to providing compassionate and comprehensive legal support to families navigating the complexities of divorce, child support, custody, and more. With a deep understanding of the emotional and legal challenges these situations present, our team is committed to advocating for your best interests and the well-being of your family.

Calgary Family Lawyers

Family law disputes require a nuanced approach, blending legal expertise with sensitivity to the personal dynamics. Whether you’re going through a divorce, seeking an emergency protection order, or navigating the intricacies of property division and spousal support, Shim Law is here to offer expert advice and representation. Our goal is to achieve the best possible outcome for you and your loved ones, with a focus on fairness, respect, and understanding.

Our key areas of family law that we specialize in, include divorce and divorce mediation, child support and custody, emergency protection orders, and the division of property and spousal support. 

Divorce in Calgary

Divorce marks a significant change in any individual’s life, laden with emotional and legal complexities. In Calgary, the divorce process demands a thorough understanding of Alberta’s family law to navigate effectively. Shim Law’s team of family lawyers is adept at guiding clients through the intricacies of filing for divorce, whether contested or uncontested, ensuring that your rights are upheld at every step. From initiating the divorce application to finalizing the divorce judgment, our lawyers are committed to providing clear, compassionate guidance.

The Role of Divorce Mediation at Shim Law

Divorce mediation serves as a valuable alternative to traditional court proceedings, offering a less adversarial approach to resolving disputes. At Shim Law, we advocate for mediation as a means to foster mutual agreement on issues such as property division, child support, and parenting arrangements. Our experienced mediators facilitate discussions, ensuring both parties can express their needs and concerns in a supportive environment, paving the way for amicable resolutions.

Navigating Child Support with Shim Law

Child support is a pivotal aspect of family law, designed to ensure that children’s financial needs are met following a separation or divorce. Alberta’s child support guidelines set the framework, but individual circumstances significantly influence the final arrangement. Shim Law’s family lawyers expertly navigate these guidelines, advocating for fair and equitable support payments that reflect your child’s best interests and the financial circumstances of both parents.

Child Parenting: Advocating for Your Family’s Future

Determining child custody (a.k.a. parenting issue) is often the most emotionally charged aspect of family law. Shim Law prioritizes the best interests of the child, advocating for parenting/custody arrangements that support their well-being and development. Whether negotiating shared, joint, or sole custody, our lawyers work tirelessly to ensure that the custody agreement reflects the child’s needs, the parents’ wishes, and/or the family’s unique dynamics.

Emergency Protection Orders: Immediate Assistance When You Need It

In situations of domestic violence or threat, obtaining an emergency protection order can be crucial for the safety of you and your family. Shim Law provides swift and decisive legal action to secure these orders, offering immediate protection from harm. Our lawyers understand the urgency and sensitivity of these situations, ensuring that the legal system responds promptly to your needs.

Fair Property Division with Shim Law

The division of property following a divorce can significantly impact your financial future. Shim Law approaches property division with a comprehensive understanding of Alberta’s laws, striving for a fair and equitable distribution of marital assets. Whether it’s the family home, investments, or debts, our lawyers work to protect your interests, ensuring a just division that considers the contributions of both partners.

Understanding and Securing Spousal Support

Spousal support, is another critical aspect of family law, aimed at addressing economic disparities following a divorce. Shim Law evaluates factors such as the length of the marriage, each spouse’s financial status, and future earning potential to advocate for fair spousal support arrangements. Whether you’re seeking support or are required to provide it, our lawyers are dedicated to securing agreements that reflect fairness and equity.

Contact Shim Law Today

Choosing the right Calgary family lawyers can profoundly impact the outcome of your family law matter. Shim Law is committed to providing legal support and compassionate guidance through every stage of your case. With a focus on mediation, child and spousal support, custody arrangements, and emergency protection orders, our team is here to ensure your rights are protected and your family’s future is secured.

For personalized advice and representation in your family law matter, contact Shim Law today. Let us help you navigate this challenging time with the expertise and care you deserve.  Contact us today at 403-476-2011 or book a consultation online to learn more. 

About Shim Law

Shim Law is a multicultural law firm that provides legal services to clients in Calgary and around the world. With lawyers fluent in up to 20 languages, we can provide accurate legal representation regardless of language barriers. Our practice areas include family law, real estate law, and more.

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