Sarah Dargatz, Author at LawNow Magazine
Sarah Dargatz

About Sarah Dargatz

Sarah Dargatz has been practicing family law since 2009. She is currently a partner at Latitude Family Law LLP.

Self-Employment and Family Law: Calculating Income for Support

In most cases, the amount of child support a parent has to pay is determined by their income.  For an employee, this is generally simple to calculate and is usually set out at line 150 of the employee’s tax return.  However, many Albertans earn income from self-employment.  It can be complicated to assess that parent’s […]

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Sarah Dargatz
Sarah Dargatz
Sarah Dargatz has been practicing family law since 2009. She is currently a partner at Latitude Family Law LLP.
 

Dispensing with a Parent’s Consent for Counselling for Children

When parents go through a separation, the effects on children can be harsh.  Often, children benefit from counselling.  Usually, both parents agree and provide their consent for this to occur.  But occasionally, one parent will not consent.  This leaves the other parent, and the child, in a difficult spot. Unless a court order says otherwise, […]

Authors:

Sarah Dargatz
Sarah Dargatz
Sarah Dargatz has been practicing family law since 2009. She is currently a partner at Latitude Family Law LLP.
 

Obtaining Evidence in High Conflict Parenting Disputes, Part 2: Using Experts in Parenting Disputes

In most disputes over parenting time, parents come to reasonable decisions about what is in their child’s best interests.  However, a small percentage of disputes are “high conflict”.  In high conflict cases, the parents have great difficulty communicating, make decisions together, and treating each other with respect.  Each parent may advocate for very different schedules.  […]

Authors:

Sarah Dargatz
Sarah Dargatz
Sarah Dargatz has been practicing family law since 2009. She is currently a partner at Latitude Family Law LLP.
 

Obtaining Evidence in High Conflict Parenting Disputes, Part 1: Lawyers for Children

In most disputes over parenting time, parents come to reasonable decisions about what is in their child’s best interests. However, a small percentage of disputes are “high conflict”. In high conflict cases, the parents have great difficulty communicating, make decisions together, and treating each other with respect. Each parent will advocate for very different schedules. […]

Authors:

Sarah Dargatz
Sarah Dargatz
Sarah Dargatz has been practicing family law since 2009. She is currently a partner at Latitude Family Law LLP.
 

Changes to Child Support Applications

Exchanging financial information is crucial to determine child support. John-Paul Boyd gave a great overview of child support in LawNow Issues 38-4 and 38-5. I covered the general duty to disclose financial information in family law cases in LawNow Issue 39-5. There have been some recent changes in Alberta Family Courts that emphasize the need […]

Authors:

Sarah Dargatz
Sarah Dargatz
Sarah Dargatz has been practicing family law since 2009. She is currently a partner at Latitude Family Law LLP.
 


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