Knowledge is Power
Canada Parenting Plan Tool – The Government of Canada provides this excellent tool for guiding separating parents to make all the necessary parenting decisions, including practical arrangements, communication, travel, and more.
Travel Consent Letter – FREE i.e. no need to pay for lawyers or notaries! The letter that proves that the other parent has given you permission to travel with your child(ren) only needs to be witnessed by an adult.
Parenting After Separation Seminar – Learn how to co-parent the right way. A free online course that is mandatory for separating parents in Alberta with children under 16 years old.
Centre for Public Legal Alberta Booklets – Scroll to the bottom for easy-to-read booklets on the law in Alberta that will help you educate yourself on everything from spousal support to dying without a will.
Edmonton Community Legal Centre – Appointments for free legal advice and services for low-income Albertans.
Programs for Self-Represented Family Litigants – If you are facing a matter in the family courts and you do not have a lawyer, these organizations can help.
Family Law Handbook for Self-Represented Litigants – The Canadian Judicial Council is committed to fostering access to justice and equal treatment under the law of self-represented litigants.
Alberta Family Mediation Society – Search through a directory of family mediators and parenting coordinators near you.
Our Family Wizard App – Manage schedules, track expenses, share files, send secure messages and more co-parenting tools. Approved and encouraged by the Alberta courts.
coParenter App – Live mediation to settle disputes, group and one-on-one coaching, expense tracking and reimbursement and more co-parenting tools. Approved and encouraged by the Alberta courts.