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Legal Counsel for Children in Family Law Matters

The appointment of counsel for children whose parents are involved in custody and parenting disputes is becoming more and more common. You can either consent to counsel being appointed for your child, or you may contest the appointment. If you contest the appointment, your spouse would have to satisfy the court that the circumstances meet [...]

May 12th, 2015|

Court of Appeal Success for Vogel LLP

Vogel LLP lawyer Andy Hayher was successful at the Alberta Court of Appeal recently. Andy was able to advocate on behalf of our client and, in a 3-0 decision, the Alberta Court of Appeal varied a Court of Queen’s Bench Order and provided our client with a significant retroactive spousal support claim and a significant [...]

March 4th, 2015|

Success for Vogel LLP in Difficult Custody Case

SUCCESS FOR VOGEL LLP IN DIFFICULT CUSTODY CASE INVOLVING MOBILITY, COUNSEL FOR THE CHILD, MAXIMUM CONTACT AND FRIENDLY PARENT DOCTRINES In this case, the fact that the Mother was more likely than the Father to maximize contact with and promote a meaningful relationship between the child and the access parent was a strong factor in [...]

January 22nd, 2015|

Vogel LLP Partner Receives Award

Kathryn Tweedie, Partner at Vogel LLP, was awarded the Alan D. Hunter Award for Excellence in Volunteerism on October 30, 2014 at the Annual General Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation for Calgary Legal Guidance. Kathryn has been a volunteer with Calgary Legal Guidance for 9 years and has had perfect attendance. With this award, she is [...]

November 5th, 2014|

Vogel Client Generates National Media Attention

Calgary mom alleges ex-husband abducted son to live in Lebanon Recently, Andy Hayher, of our office was retained on a file that drew national media attention. Our client, a Calgary mother, had her son abducted to Lebanon by her ex-husband. It is a heart-wrenching story which we are hopeful will have a positive ending. Global [...]

September 14th, 2014|

Vogel LLP Welcomes New Associate

Vogel LLP is pleased to announce that Erica Pridham has joined our team as an associate. Erica is a graduate of the University of Victoria and was admitted to the Alberta Bar in 2012. She is currently accepting new clients in the area of family law. Back to News »

April 16th, 2014|

Trial Victory for Vogel LLP

Doug Perras and Mike Vogel of Vogel LLP recently represented our client in his personal injury claim that went to trial against Superstore. On July 3, 2008, our client entered a local Calgary Superstore to purchase groceries. Unfortunately, while in the store, he slipped on a broken egg. Due to the nature of the fall, [...]

April 15th, 2014|

Vogel LLP Founder Appointed Queen’s Counsel

Vogel LLP is proud to announce that founder and Managing Partner, Victor Vogel, has been appointed Queen's Counsel by the Government of Alberta. In a Press Release, Attorney General Jonathen Denis, Q.C. indicated that the "Queen's Counsel designation recognizes the exceptional capabilities and talents of this year's impressive group. These lawyers are a credit to [...]

February 18th, 2014|

Emergency Protection Orders

Emergency Protection Orders - EPO’s as they are commonly known by the court system are granted on an emergency basis to individuals who are experiencing family violence. An EPO is granted by a Provincial Court Judge or a Justice of the Peace. The EPO does not allow the party against whom it is sought to [...]

December 13th, 2013|