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When are you open?

Our business hours are 9:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday.

Where are you located?

We are located in downtown Saskatoon at Suite 5 – 505 23rd Street East on the second floor.  This building is on the corner of 23rd Street East and 5th Avenue NorthTo access our office, enter from 5th Avenue. It is the middle door that says “2nd Floor Entrance”. When you reach the top of the stairs, turn right for our office. By appointment only. 


Is parking available?

Parking stall #9 and #10 in our parking lot are reserved for clients of Riverside Family Law. There is also ample metered street parking available, both on 5th Avenue and 23rd Street.

What are your fees?

Our fees range from $350/hr to $420/hr plus PST and GST depending on the years of experience of your lawyer.  We accept payment via debit, credit card, email money transfer, cash and cheque.

Do you require a retainer?

A “retainer” is an amount of money that is paid up front and held in trust, to be applied to legal fees when they later become due. We require an initial retainer of the hourly fee to cover the cost of your first one hour meeting. After your first meeting, if you hire us to do legal work, we will determine the amount of your future retainer payment based on the legal work required. If you choose the legal advice and coaching service, we ask you to pay for each meeting in advance.

What information do I need to bring to my appointment?

We require your full contact information as well as the name of opposing party.  If you have any related correspondence or court documents that you want to show us, it is helpful to bring those to the appointment.  We can follow up with more complete documentation afterwards.

Are there free services in Saskatchewan available to me?

Yes.  The Government of Saskatchewan offers Family Matters, a free information program.  Email: familymatters@gov.sk.ca There is also a free Child Support Recalculation Service at (306) 787-5042.

PLEA offers a free court forms preparation wizard at FamilyLawSaskatchewan.ca.

Other free services can be accessed through Classic at www.classiclaw.ca, ProBonoLaw at www.pblsask.ca,  and Legal Aid at www.Legalaid.sk.ca