Securing a child custody or child support order can provide critical protection and guidance for parents who are no longer together. However, these orders may only be helpful as long as everyone's circumstances remain the same.
Divorce does not have to be the dramatic, courtroom event that pits one spouse against the other that many people imagine it to be. Choosing a collaborative approach to your divorce can help you avoid some or all of the most contentious aspects that can accompany litigated divorces.
Moving is a big event. And whether your move takes you across the city or to a different country, chances are good that you will have to do some planning before the move. This is especially crucial if you share parental responsibilities of your child.
Take a minute and think about all the things you own. You probably start thinking about homes and cars you have, but also think about everything in your home, your garage and any storage facilities you might have. These items can be personal property subject to division in a divorce.
When people think about the difficulty of divorce, they often think of the myriad issues they must resolve. However, another challenge that many people face is simply staying organized.
If you are planning to get married soon, you may very well be considering a prenuptial agreement. A prenuptial agreement can protect a number of interests and properties you may have before and during marriage, and it can be wise for many parties to have one.
When people think of dividing property during a divorce, they often think of their assets like the matrimonial home, bank accounts and personal property. However, you will also need to address debt.
Every parent has a responsibility to financially support his or her child. If this responsibility comes in the form of a child support order from the courts, you must comply with it.
When divorcing in BC, parties will typically divide family property equally. Often, people focus on the high-value items, like a matrimonial home, cars and retirement plans, as they can hold the most obvious financial significance.