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,
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
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.
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.
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.