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Divorce Lawyer in Edmonton AB

Edmonton Divorce Law

You've heard that divorce is a long, emotional, and costly process, and you never expected that you would one day be looking to end your marriage, but now that it's a reality, you want to make the split as smooth as possible. At Verhaeghe Law Office, we are a leading law office specializing in divorce law and serving the people of Edmonton. With more than 50 years of experience, we strive to resolve your divorce issues in a timely and cost-effective manner.

What are the grounds for divorce in Edmonton, Alberta?

In Edmonton, Alberta and throughout the country of Canada, there is only one ground for divorce: the breakdown of marriage. The breakdown of marriage may be for one of the following three reasons: 1) Separation; if you are separated from your spouse for more than one year (in some instances, you can cohabitate together under the same roof, as long as you are able to prove that you were not living together as a couple). 2) Adultery; One spouse has cheated on the other spouse. 3) Cruelty; One spouse was emotionally and/or physically abusive to the other spouse.

Why Choose Verhaeghe Law Office?

Divorce can be a difficult life altering event for many, coming to the realization that your life will no longer be shared with your partner can have major repercussions both psychologically and financially. Here at Verhaeghe Law Office we understand both of these factors, that's why our skilled and experienced team of legal experts will be there to help you at every turn. Unlike many other firms who will neglect to tell you some aspects of your case, we believe in full transparency so we will always keep you updated from the start of the case to any new developments, all the way to the very end. Through our years of hard work and results we developed a strong clientele, enabling us to expand and welcome new clients as we still continue to faithfully serve and represent our existing ones.

We Put Children First!

We also understand the importance in having a sustainable and well-functioning family. Divorce proceedings can create a lot of disputes about finance and property, but children are also a big part of this equation. Here at Verhaeghe Law Office, we always look to ensure the well-being of the children and you.

Many assets also become at risk when a marriage falls apart, financial resources such as joint accounts, portfolios and even property that has been co-signed. We understand how much time and effort it takes to build your wealth and assets so when a divorce happens it's absolutely necessary to take all the proper legal steps to protect and ensure your finances and that of your families. The same is true of your children, what greater asset or legacy do we have in this world than our kids so of course it is of the utmost importance that we take every measure and precaution possible to make sure they are safe and in the right care.

Dedicated Legal Team for No Fault Divorces

Here at Verhaeghe Law Office we have an experienced and dedicated legal team to fight for you and we have the proven results and track record to assert our claims. While other firms may resort to ruthless tactics that may cause irreparable damages, we believe in mediation first and foremost so that both parties can come to an agreement on an amicable basis. No fault divorces are a common occurrence at our firm in Edmonton, and we have reconciled many of these cases, so much so that many of our clients have hired us directly through word of mouth or dissatisfaction with the treatment and shady methodology used by other firms.

Ending a marriage will always be a difficult decision but its important you understand your rights and formulate a game plan for what will be the next chapter in your life. Tough decisions will need to be made that will have far reaching implications to your family's future. With the stakes being this high don't settle for a firm that may not be able to deliver what you need or have your best interests in mind.

Experienced divorce law lawyers

At Verhaeghe Law Office, we have represented clients in cases involving contested divorce, uncontested divorce, same-sex divorce, and more. We have extensive experience in many different areas of divorce law, including:

  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Spousal support
  • Alimony
  • Property division
  • Restraining orders
  • Domestic violence

While we do what we can to avoid litigation, we are experienced court room lawyers and have appeared at all levels of Court in Alberta, arguing a variety of matters.

Schedule a consultation today!

At Verhaeghe Law Office, we will get you a judicial determination of your matter so you can move on with your life. If you are looking for legal representation in Edmonton, we encourage you to get in touch with us today to schedule a consultation.


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