Davidson Fraese Family Lawyers

Davidson Fraese Family Lawyers is a boutique law firm practising exclusively in the area of family law. Founded in 2014 by Heather Fraese and Heather Davidson, the firm has offices in Calgary and Vancouver.

The firm's lawyers have decades of combined experience handling family law issues such as mediation, divorce, division of property, parenting and custody issues, adoption, adult guardianship, cohabitation, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements and other family law matters.

Their growing team, consisting of lawyers as well as accountants, child psychologists, counsellors, and other professionals, focuses on resolving conflicts through communication, negotiation and if necessary, litigation.

The firm’s philosophy is that every family deserves a great beginning. Davidson Fraese Family Lawyers can help find solutions, resolve conflicts, and get families started on a new life.

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Heather Fraese, partner and co-founder, graduated with distinction with a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Alberta in 2008, and earned her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Alberta in 2011. She was called to the Bar of Alberta in 2012 and is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia.

Ms. Fraese practised with a large family law firm before co-founding Davidson Fraese Family Lawyers with Heather Davidson (McGurk). Working with clients in both Vancouver and Calgary, Ms. Fraese focuses on cases involving matrimonial property issues and support claims. In addition, she has assisted families with the adoption process, including both stepparent and third-party adoptions. Ms. Fraese has represented clients before all levels of court, including the Court of Appeal.

Heather Davidson (McGurk), partner and co-founder, graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Calgary in 1994. She went on to obtain a diploma in accounting and finance from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in 1995 and earned her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Alberta in 1999. She was called to the Bar of Alberta in 2000.

In her practice of more than 15 years, Ms. Davidson uses her background in accounting and finance to help minimize legal fees and conflict while increasing understanding. She has represented clients in divorce and family law disputes, including numerous high net-worth divorces. She also advises clients on pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements and offers consulting and advisory services in the fields of matrimonial property and income calculation.

Ms. Davidson provides guidance to litigants, lawyers, and other professionals on matrimonial property and income matters. She has appeared in all levels of court in Alberta, including appearances before the Court of Appeal.

Please visit https://www.davidsonfraese.ca/ for more information on their Calgary location and https://www.davidsonfraese.ca/vancouver-divorce-lawyers/ for their Vancouver location.

Davidson Fraese Family Lawyers Posts

Determining pet custody in divorce best settled out of court

With the courts unwilling to deal with contentious pet custody issues, it falls to divorcing owners to sort it out themselves, says Calgary and Vancouver family lawyer Heather Fraese. Read more

Can children choose which parent to live with?

By Heather D. Fraese and Camille J. Sehn. At what age do children get to decide where to live? Read more