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…

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…

Top 5 Financial Mistakes in Divorce

There are lot of traps to avoid in divorce. Some can be simple things, like not having enough information, and some can be complex like knowing the right approach to use. The following are five major financial mistakes, which can be easily avoided. Being In The Dark About Family Finances…

Second Wife Successfully Challenged Will

The Wills Variation Act means your Will may not, in fact, be the last word.  Vancouver siblings found their share of their inheritance reduced after their late father’s second wife challenged will. A recent Wills Variation case has opened the door wider for challenging Wills. The Wills Variation Act  allows family…

Top 5 tips when selecting a Family Therapist during separation

Did you know that anyone in B.C. can call themselves a “counsellor” or a “therapist”? If you are looking for a counsellor to help you or your children get through a separation, consider these top 5 suggestions: 1.  FIGURE OUT WHAT KIND OF COUNSELLOR YOUR FAMILY NEEDS There are a…