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Family Law

What is a marriage agreement? Previously called a pre-nuptial agreement, a marriage agreement is a signed agreement between a couple that lays out their plans for the division of property,

Family Law

What are they? Child Support Guidelines are legal requirements that have been set through regulations to the Divorce Act, a federal law, and the Family Law Act, a BC provincial

Family Law

BC’s Family Law Act replaced the previous family law legislation several years ago. The new Act recognizes a more contemporary family structure that’s reflective of shifting roles and responsibilities within society.

Family Law

We know relationships don’t always work out. In the end, a separation or a divorce may be the best course of action. Dividing up possessions can be straightforward, but if there are children involved, it’s a lot more complicated.

Family Law

When going through a divorce or initially deciding to separate, it is a good idea to consider what you need to do to become financially independent from your spouse. Consider speaking to both a family lawyer and an accountant or financial planner early in the process to get good advice and get pointed in the right direction.