Common Law Separations
Guiding You Through The Complexities Of Common Law Separations
At Henderson Heinrichs LLP, our legal team will advise you on your rights in a common-law separation in British Columbia.
In British Columbia, common-law couples are treated the same way as married couples. The BC Family Law Act, which came into force and effect in March of 2013, includes common-law spouses in property division relief. Prior to the new Family Law Act, property relief for common law spouses was governed by the common law of trust.
Frank, Honest And Objective Legal Advice
We want you to leave our first consultation with a clear understanding of what your legal options are, what our firm can do for you, and what the estimated cost and timing of our legal services will be.
We do this by getting to know you, your needs, your family, and what you want to achieve in the end. We then outline the legal options that best suit those goals. Our legal team makes sure you understand the possible outcomes of your choices so you can make an informed decision on how to proceed.
Protect Your Rights As A Common Law Spouse
Contact our firm and find out what your rights are following the breakdown of your relationship. Call Henderson Heinrichs LLP at 604-669-3500 or arrange a free, half-hour consultation using our online enquiry form.