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Avoid These Marriage Agreement Mistakes

Avoid These Marriage Agreement Mistakes
Posted Sunday, April 7, 2019

Avoid These Marriage Agreement Mistakes – Learn from our senior high net worth Calgary and Vancouver family lawyers about how to avoid 6 common and potentially catastrophic mistakes when negotiating a Vancouver marriage agreement or a Calgary marriage agreement. If you are fortunate enough to… …Read Full Post

Vancouver Family Property Agreements Lawyers

Vancouver Surrey Child Mobility Relocation Lawyers
Posted Wednesday, April 3, 2019

 Vancouver Family Property Agreements Lawyers regularly deal with written family property agreements and less commonly are involved in cases involving disputed oral family agreements. Tal Wolf warns The phrase “oral family property agreements are not worth the paper they are written on” demonstrates the difficulties… …Read Full Post

Retirement Spousal Support Termination

Michael Lam, Family Lawyer, MacLean Law Vancouver
Posted Tuesday, April 2, 2019

 Retirement Spousal Support Termination lawyers answer the key question: Can my spousal support obligations be terminated if I am retiring? In Canada, Indefinite spousal support may be ordered in cases of long marriages of more than 20 years or where the Rule of 65 applies,… …Read Full Post

Vancouver Calgary Child Custody Variation

Vancouver Calgary Child Custody variation
Posted Tuesday, April 2, 2019

 Vancouver Calgary Child Custody Variation lawyers handle cases when parents want to change an original order on child custody and parenting time arrangements. The recent decision of S.M.M. v. J.P.H.points out the test that must be met before the original child custody or original child… …Read Full Post

Calgary Separation Agreement Lawyers

Posted Sunday, March 31, 2019

 Calgary separation agreement lawyers know separation agreements are a viable, independent and binding option for resolving disputes. Our top-rated Calgary Separation Agreement Lawyers also know most separating spouses prefer to settle matters privately and without the increased stress and cost of court proceedings to them… …Read Full Post

Calgary Post Separation Support

Vancouver family property division
Posted Saturday, March 30, 2019

 Calgary Post Separation Support lawyers deal with cases involving changes to spousal support payments after separation. Frequently, Calgary Post Separation Support cases involve large gains in income by the paying spouse after an initial spousal support agreement amount or Court Order has been made. For… …Read Full Post

Parenting Coordinator Decision Appeals

Parenting Coordinator Decision Appeals
Posted Tuesday, March 26, 2019

 Parenting Coordinator Decision Appeals lawyers deal with cases involving applications to the Supreme Court to review and overturn decisions by a parenting coordinator for lack of jurisdiction or that are unreasonable.  A recent Ontario case involved a family arbitrator ruling it was alright for one… …Read Full Post

After Separation Support Increases

Calgary Post Separation Support
Posted Tuesday, March 26, 2019

 After Separation Support Increases involve different rules depending on whether the payment sought to be increased relates to either child or spousal support. In child support cases, an annual correction is routine. However, in spousal support cases, the change will involve an analysis of whether… …Read Full Post

Unequal Family Property Contribution

BC Family Property Valuations
Posted Monday, March 25, 2019

 Unequal Family Property Contribution and how it impacts BC family property division is now governed by a stricter set of rules. These new rules focus far less on unequal contribution than ever before. In fact section 81 says spouses are both equally entitled to the… …Read Full Post

Unfair Family Agreements Lawyers

adult child support
Posted Sunday, March 17, 2019

 Unfair Family Agreements Lawyers help parties set aside, vary, or enforce cohabitation, prenuptial, marriage and separation agreements. The Family Relations Act applied a test of “unfairness” and our new Family Law Act raised the bar and requires proof of “significant unfairness to vary a family… …Read Full Post

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