Family Feud: Top 8 Things To Have Before Asking for a Divorce
As I was watching one of America’s hottest game shows hosted by Steve Harvey, an interesting question came up for the feuding families. They asked 100 people to name the top 8 things to have before asking your spouse for a divorce. And the survey said… A Good Lawyer Cash/Swiss Account Place to Crash…Read More
When Parents Disagree on Return to School in BC during Covid-19: The Court’s View
Schools in BC have re-opened at full capacity since September, 2020. Some families appreciate the return to normalcy while others are apprehensive about safety protocols as COVID-19 cases surge. But what happens if parents disagree on whether to send their kids back to school? In Neave v. Lai, 2020 BCSC 1688, the British Columbia Supreme…Read More
How do I get a divorce in British Columbia?
How do I get a divorce in British Columbia? Well, are you married? You must first be married to get a divorce. If you have been in a common law relationship, there is no need to obtain a court order to be separated. Please note that in British Columbia for purposes of the Family Law…Read More
Retroactive Child Support – How Long Can You Wait to Collect?
Does Delay Diminish Your Right to Collect Retroactive Child Support? On September 18, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its decision in Michel v. Graydon. The case involved common law spouses who agreed for the father to pay child support. This was evidenced by way of a consent order in 2001. The consent…Read More
Your Safety in Family Law
Physical and emotional safety is a common issue that arises when there is a breakdown in a relationship. When things are simply not working and emotions are running high, some people resort to intimidation and at times physical violence. Abuse can range from physical, sexual, emotional, financial and psychological. Family Law / Civil Law There…Read More