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Family Law

Category: Family Law
Foreign Marriages And Canadian Laws For Divorce

Foreign Marriages And Canadian Laws For Divorce

Under federal family laws, the Divorce Act only applies to married couples. If you’re together in a common-law relationship, the...
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How Are Children Adopted In British Columbia?

How Are Children Adopted In British Columbia?

If you plan to adopt to expand your family, there are some things you should know. The Ministry of Children...
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Domestic Violence Isn’t Just Physical In Nature

Domestic Violence Isn’t Just Physical In Nature

Domestic violence is never acceptable in any situation. Domestic violence doesn’t just refer to physical abuse; it can be mental...
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Family Fights To Adopt 27-Month-Old Foster Child In Metis

Family Fights To Adopt 27-Month-Old Foster Child In Metis

How would you feel if you wanted to foster and adopt a little girl, but the agency responsible for her...
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How Often Do Birth Mothers Back Out Of Adoption After Placement?

How Often Do Birth Mothers Back Out Of Adoption After Placement?

It’s technically possible for a birth mother to change her mind about giving up her child for adoption for a...
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Martial Assets And How You Can Protect Your Property

Martial Assets And How You Can Protect Your Property

Property rights are important during marriage, and if you’re planning on getting married, you may be considering ways to keep...
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What Is Family Violence?

What Is Family Violence?

Violence in a family can be a serious concern for spouses, children and others. If you decide to get a...
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Debt After Separation: How It’s Divided In Canada

Debt After Separation: How It’s Divided In Canada

When you get a divorce in British Columbia, you may need to determine what happens to your property and debts....
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Are Domestic Partners Treated The Same As Married Couples?

Are Domestic Partners Treated The Same As Married Couples?

In Canada, you may live with your partner for several years and not think much of it. You have your...
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Kids In Iran With Father Illegally Still Missing, Mother Reports

Kids In Iran With Father Illegally Still Missing, Mother Reports

When parents have arguments about guardianship, relationships can become strained. When parents can’t work together or one feels the other...
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Seeking Support In Divorce In British Columbia

Seeking Support In Divorce In British Columbia

It is no secret that the end of a marriage can be an emotionally-trying experience, particularly for couples with minor...
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The Value Of Prenuptial Agreements In Family Law

The Value Of Prenuptial Agreements In Family Law

The concept of a prenuptial agreement is often thought of by the general public as related to high-profile celebrity marriages...
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Family Law And Prenuptial Agreements

Family Law And Prenuptial Agreements

The so-called Millennial generation is often derided for, among other things, a perceived lack of fiscal responsibility. This is why...
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Grey Areas In Family Law Highlighted By Divorce Case

Grey Areas In Family Law Highlighted By Divorce Case

A unique divorce case has been reported in Ontario involving an indigenous woman who says she is being denied a...
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New Trend In Family Law: Postnuptial Agreements

New Trend In Family Law: Postnuptial Agreements

Most people are familiar with the concept of a prenuptial agreement: a document outlining the division of assets, property and...
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Family Law: Child Support Changes Best Done Through The Court

Family Law: Child Support Changes Best Done Through The Court

Divorced parents in British Columbia typically have child support obligations. However, these obligations may become impossible to meet when drastic...