Ending Domestic Violence

Ending Domestic Violence

Screening for domestic violence is a crucial part of family law cases.

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…

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….

Excluded Property In Separation: How Does It Work?

Excluded property in BC can be tricky.  Generally, excluded property is property owned by one spouse prior to the relationship.  Most times, this involves a house that one person bought before they married, or began living together. However, the term “excluded property” also applies to valuable art, inheritance, or other…