What To Include in a Cohabitation Agreement

What To Include in a Cohabitation Agreement

A man and woman sit at a table amongst balls of rolled up paper trying to agree and make a list of things they need to include in a cohabitation agreement.

10 Things to Do Before You Separate or Divorce In BC

10 Things to Do Before You Separate or Divorce In BC

Before you separate or divorce in BC, there things you can do before you leave your relationship that will make it easier.  Whether you are leaving an urgent situation, or have been considering divorce for a long time, the following are our top 10 smart things to do before you…

Divorce Risk Linked to Age

Is the ideal time to marry is between 25 and 32 years of age? A recent U.S. survey indicates the divorce risk is lowest for couples marrying in this age range. University of Utah Professor Nicholas Wolfinger posted his scientific results for divorce risk in the Blog of the Institute For Family…

Common-Law Spouse Awarded Estate In Gambier Island Will Dispute

Common Law relationships and intestate Estates. Nancy Chen proved to the Supreme Court of British Columbia that she was the common law spouse of Philip Richardson, and was awarded his estate on November 19, 2014. Ms. Chen’s status as a common-law spouse was disputed by the deceased man’s brother, Steve…

Hiring a Lawyer: How Can I Pay For A Lawyer?

Many people have misconceptions about hiring a lawyer. They  think hiring a lawyer will cost them more than they can afford. They may feel intimidated by the legal process, and uncertain about how to proceed. Their fear limits their ability to be good consumers. Many people spend more time at the…