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Hague Child Abduction and Habitual Residence Lawyers

MacLean Law’s Hague Child Abduction and Habitual Residence Lawyers want the public to understand that The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [Hague Convention] is a multilateral treaty, entered into force in 1983, that numerous countries, including Canada and the United States, have joined. In today’s blog energetic Allard Law School […]

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Parental Alienation and Reverse-Parenting Orders – A “Drastic” Remedy

Today’s blog by senior family lawyer Peter Graburn, concerns Parental Alienation and Reverse-Parenting Orders – A “Drastic” Remedy. Our Vancouver Parental Alienation and Calgary parental alienation lawyers know prompt action in these cases is key as is long term monitoring. Parental Alienation. A term that is raised a lot in high-conflict family law matters these […]

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캐나다 BC주 밴쿠버 결혼/이혼 관련 계약서: 법원을 피하는 방법

캐나다 BC주 밴쿠버 결혼/이혼 관련 계약서: 법원을 피하는 방법   오늘은  BC 주에서 동거, 혼인, 혹은 별거를 계획하는 커플들이 어떻게 하면 자신의 법적 권리를 미리 보호받을 수 있으며, 복잡한 소송 과정과 스트레스 받는 법원 출두 등의 시나리오를 피할 수 있는 방법을 알아보겠습니다.   BC에 거주하는 한국인 커플들은 보통 금액이나 언어 등의 문제로 최대한 법원을 피하는 […]

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Can I Waive Child Support in Canada?

Can I Waive Child Support in Canada? This is a question our top rated family lawyers get asked frequently. The answer is no except in special circumstances where there is shared parenting with equal incomes of both parents, a large lump sum payment or a longstanding inability to pay that might under special circumstances be […]

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Stopping Fake BC AI Legal Cases

Canada’s first stopping fake BC AI legal cases occurred in late 2023 and early 2024  when MacLean Law lawyers Fraser and Lorne MacLean KC successfully blocked fake legal cases generated by CHATGPT from being relied upon by the BC Supreme Court after they and their client were put to the expense of  exposing fake cases […]

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Family Violence and Child Parenting Time

Family Violence and Child Parenting Time is a key topic courts now deal with on a daily basis. A new BC Court of Appeal decision decided whether violence directed towards a parent constitutes family violence in order to determine the best interests of the children. in todays blog Kanika Bajaj one of our amazing Articling […]

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Vancouver Discretionary Trust Family Lawyers

Vancouver Discretionary Trust Family Lawyers are frequently asked: what happens to the assets in a Discretionary Trust upon the breakdown of a relationship? This question was recently considered in the case of Cottrell v. Cottrell, 2022 BCSC 1607. The case went up to the BC Court of Appeal which upheld the lower court decision. The […]

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With Child Spousal Support Duration

With Child Spousal Support Duration lawyers help you understand the answers to: How does spousal support duration work when you have children? In today’s blog on: How does spousal support duration work when you have children?, UBC Allard law student Arissa Javer explains the rules. Arissa spent time understanding family law with Lorne N MacLean, […]

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Best Victoria Family Divorce Lawyers

The Best Victoria Family Divorce Lawyers provide strategic counsel to allow Victoria family law clients to resolve challenging family law disputes involving children, support, and Victoria family property division. MacLean Law’s  downtown Victoria family law and estate litigation office is located at Suite A02- 810 Humboldt Street. Call us at 250 434 5794 to get […]

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Valuation Of Third Party Discretionary Trusts On Separation

The valuation of third party discretionary trusts on separation has sparked disputes between family lawyers and trust lawyers, and even more so for separating family law clients. A blockbuster BC Court of Appeal case of Cottrell was released at the end of December 2023. Cottrell v Cottrell provides guidance for family law clients and their […]

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