What Happens in a Divorce?

What Happens in a Divorce? If you are going through a divorce or you plan on getting a divorce in the near future, it will help you to understand exactly what happens in a divorce. Being prepared [...]

Family Law | Division of Family Property

The rules are the same for married and common-law couples. As with family debt, the law in BC treats the division of family property the same for married couples as for common-law couples so long [...]

The Different Types of Child Custody Orders

Under the federal Divorce Act (Canada), a court may award one of three main types of child custody. Legal custody is separate from the issue of legal access – that is, the amount of time that a [...]

The unmarried (common-law) spouses and the Family Law Act (BC), 2013

With coming into effect on March 18, 2013 of the new Family Law Act (the FLA) replacing the old Family Relations Act (the FRA) the BC’s common law couples are now treated the same as married [...]