A sensible approach rooted in three core principles.


No two divorces are exactly the same and each case that we take on comes with its own intricacies and distinctive challenges. That’s why we tailor our approach to your unique situation. We are here to guide and support you as you resolve the issues that arise from your separation.


We offer a transparent and conversational approach to the practice of law. We won’t bog you down with complex legal jargon or overly complicated procedures. We’re here to offer advice and guidance in a straightforward manner.


Going through a divorce isn’t something that anyone plans for. It can often be a very stressful process. We’ll do our best to minimize that stress and whether it’s in or out of the Courtroom, we’ll work with you to develop an approach that best suits the needs of you and your family.

Experienced with:

  • Divorce Act and Family Law Act Court applications, both in Provincial Family Court and the Court of Queen’s Bench,
  • Separation Agreements;
  • Cohabitation Agreements;
  • Property Agreements;
  • Child Support Claims;
  • Spousal Support Claims;
  • Enforcement of Parenting Time applications;
  • Mobility applications;
  • Parenting and Custody applications;
  • Guardianship applications;
  • Restraining Orders and Emergency Protection Orders;
  • Responding to applications made by Children’s Services (Child Welfare) – for Supervision Orders, Temporary Guardianship Orders,
  • Permanent Guardianship Orders;
  • Representing Foster Parents and First Nations involved in disputes with Children’s Services
  • Representing children in custody applications, and in applications by Children’s Services.

Sonja Lusignan, B.Ed., Juris Doctorate

Sonja has been a practising lawyer since 2005. She practices exclusively in the area of family law and child protection law.


Memberships and Affiliations:

Law Society of Alberta;
Canadian Bar Association, Child Welfare Section, Co-Chair and Co-Founder;
Canadian Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member;
Legal Representation of Children and Youth, Roster Lawyer;
Association of Collaborative Lawyers;
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.
Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers’ Association;
The Advocates Society