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…

Retirement & Support Payments

Retirement & Support Payments

What To Do with Retirement and Support Payments:  Is Voluntary Retirement a Material Change? It is not so easy to just decide to retire, when you have to pay child support and/or spousal support after divorce in BC. It is unwise to unilaterally cancel or reduce support payments.  However, retirement…

Contract Mediation Benefits Outweigh Court

“Contract mediation does not focus on who is right or wrong, but is a way of finding solutions”, says Victoria Lawyer and Mediator Michael Butterfield. Mediation is often used to correct an error or misunderstanding in a contract. The purpose of mediation can be to repair a contractual relationship, or to end a contract….

Common Mistakes in Financial Statements for BC Family Court

Financial Statements can be intimidating.  For most people, this is the first time they have to swear an affidavit.  The key thing to remember is to be honest.  If you do not know the answer to a question, say so. They other thing to remember is that a Financial Statement…