Duty to disclose and steps to taken when a spouse refuses to provide financial information
Full financial disclosure is an essential element to the resolution of any family claim involving support orders or the division of property. “Non-disclosure or delayed [...read full post]
Categorized: British Columbia, Family Law, Finances, Procedure.
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]
Categorized: British Columbia, Legislation Analysis, Procedure.
On July 7, 2015, the Supreme Court of BC gave judgment on K.T. v. D.C.P., 2015 BCSC 1179, a family case involving two self-represented litigants and, in my view, a clear call for increased funding to Legal Aid BC. The [...read full post]
Categorized: Case Analysis, Child Support, Commentary, Costs, Divorce, Family Court, Procedure.
In the recently released decision of Zwiers v. Thompson, the BC Supreme Court looked at the priority ranking of charges registered against the family residence. There were three charges filed: the wife filed a certificate of pending litigation in [...read full post]
Categorized: Divorce, Finances, Procedure, Property Division.
Divorce and Family law court actions can be expensive. At Henderson Heinrichs, our Vancouver divorce lawyers and family lawyers give you the options you need to lower your account. Here are some tips to making the best use of your [...read full post]
Categorized: Initial Information, Procedure.