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Drafting family law agreements with care

In Alberta and the rest of Canada, the family law system relies on contracts that define the terms of a couple's relationship -- both before and after marriages and cohabitation. These relationship-defining contracts are important for legal purposes and they are also an important way for couples to save a lot of stress, time and money -- that is if they are drafted correctly.

Sometimes the rich and famous exhibit the wrong way to divorce

Heiress Eleanor McCain, who inherited part of the McCain Foods empire, has been accused of smearing her estranged husband's reputation in her divorce proceedings. Opponents say that she is unjustly accusing her husband of painting her as the "wicked stepmother" and saying that he is unjustly enriching himself via their $5 million marriage contract.