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Navigating Verbal Agreements: Understanding Family Law in BC

Navigating Verbal Agreements: Understanding Family Law in BC

Regarding family agreements in British Columbia (BC), the power of the spoken word often matches that of the written contract....
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How Can I Get a Restraining Order?

How Can I Get a Restraining Order?

No doubt, living in fear takes an immense emotional and physical toll. However, it doesn’t mean that if someone is...
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How to get a Marriage Annulment in British Columbia?

How to get a Marriage Annulment in British Columbia?

A marriage annulment legally declares that a marriage never existed. Unlike divorce, an annulment erases the marriage completely. Annulments are...
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How to Calculate Spousal Support in Surrey?

How to Calculate Spousal Support in Surrey?

Spousal support, also known as alimony, is a complex issue in Surrey, British Columbia. When a marriage breaks down, one...
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What is a Restraining Order?

What is a Restraining Order?

A restraining order is a rule made by a family court to set certain limits based on each case’s needs....
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Unequal Division of Family Property

Unequal Division of Family Property

The end of a relationship signifies a new beginning and a new way of life for both parties. While a...
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Pressure on Relationships Increasing with Covid Restrictions

Pressure on Relationships Increasing with Covid Restrictions

Since its detection, the Covid-19 pandemic has inspired a global ripple effect both inside and outside the home. With the...
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What is a Family Lawyer?

What is a Family Lawyer?

Whether biological or the product of marriage, family dynamics are often complicated. Complex or highly emotional situations such as a...
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Is Going To Court Necessary To Divorce In BC?

Is Going To Court Necessary To Divorce In BC?

If you are going through divorce in British Columbia, then you are undoubtedly facing a variety of difficult decisions. These...
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Paternity In British Columbia

Paternity In British Columbia

Legal paternity in British Columbia encompasses more than just a biological relationship between a child and his or her father....
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Ending Common Law Relationships In British Columbia

Ending Common Law Relationships In British Columbia

The laws in British Columbia regarding the rights of Common Law spouses to Property and Debt Division changed significantly in...
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What Are The Duties Of A Parenting Coordinator?

What Are The Duties Of A Parenting Coordinator?

Sometimes British Columbia parents are unable to agree on matters regarding the custody of their children. When this happens, the...
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Calculating Child Support Amounts In British Columbia

Calculating Child Support Amounts In British Columbia

When a person is separating from his or her child’s other parent, calculating an appropriate child support amount is important....
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Non-Guardian Contact With A Child In British Columbia

Non-Guardian Contact With A Child In British Columbia

When an adult who is not the guardian of a child wishes to have court-ordered visitation, the court refers to...
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How Child Support Is Determined In British Columbia

How Child Support Is Determined In British Columbia

After a divorce or separation, you may be wondering about how you’re going to receive the child support you need...
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Vergara Heads To Court Over Frozen Embryo Battle

Vergara Heads To Court Over Frozen Embryo Battle

Here’s an interesting topic to think about. If you were married to someone and have your embryos frozen, would you...
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Get Help With Any Family-Related Legal Needs

Get Help With Any Family-Related Legal Needs

When you think about family law, what do you imagine? Do you only think of divorce? Maybe you think it’s...
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Can I Get An Immediate Restraining Order?

Can I Get An Immediate Restraining Order?

If you’ve been in danger of a spouse or other party injuring you in a domestic violence situation, you need...
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Does A Grandparent Have A Right To Visitation With Grandchildren?

Does A Grandparent Have A Right To Visitation With Grandchildren?

Do grandparents have a right to see their grandchildren? That question can be difficult for Canadian families, especially if the...
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Chances Of Divorce May Be Linked To Your Age

Chances Of Divorce May Be Linked To Your Age

No one wants to think about getting a divorce, but an interesting article out of Canada discusses how to actually...