My daughter is living with her fiancé for 4 years. He has cheated and they may separate. She wants to know what

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Customer: My daughter is living with her fiancé for 4 years. He has cheated and they may separate. She wants to know what information she needs to bring to a consultation
JA: What steps has your daughter taken? Have they filed any papers in family court?
Customer: nothing yet she is in shock. But she wants to find out her rights
JA: Family law varies by province. What province are they in?
Customer: alberta
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: his “cheat” may result in sexual assault charges, my daughter is afraid of a civil case brought by the victim to include her
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Canada is a no fault country for the break down of relationships/marriages/common law partnerships. She is entitled depending on circumstances spousal support and division of assets depending on contribution to same.
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My question is what does she need to bring to a consultationAlso if the "victim" of the assault was to launch a civil suit how does this affect my daughter who is the common law spouse
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If your daughter wasn’t involved she will not be included in the civil suit. And I’m not sure what you mean by being to consultation?
Do you mean a
Meeting with an
Family law
Lawyer?
Customer
If a civil suit is launched as she is common law, will all their assets be affected
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if she is to meet with a family law lawyer what does she need to bring to be efficient and prepared
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James Macdonnell, Expert

No. No they will not be.
Customer
Ok thanks
She is the higher income and they just bought a house
I was concerned
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