Co-parenting with your ex-spouse in the month of December can be like navigating a minefield. There is something about the emotions of the season, the emphasis on family time, the time off school, the expectations of extended family members, and [...read full post]
Divorce law blog
Author: Virginia Richards
What does it mean to be a “common-law spouse”?
More than ever couples are living together before marriage, and after a certain period of time, we tend to say that they are “common-law spouses”. But what does it mean to [...read full post]
On February 18, 2016, the British Columbia Supreme Court announced a January 28, 2016 Order in Counsel making amendments to the Supreme Court Family Rules effective July 1, 2016. Notable among the amendments are changes to Form 20 and Form [...read full post]
Intimate partners are expert in knowing how to push each other’s pain points, and when a separation turns into a legal action, it can be difficult to resist the urge to provide evidence of every embarrassing fact or salacious detail [...read full post]
One of the most difficult challenges survivors of abuse in custody and guardianship cases face is proving to the judge that they have been abused. Abuse survivors are often faced with the risk of being found to be exaggerating or [...read full post]