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Drawing on the depth and breadth of our expertise, we’ll help you distill the complicated so you can break through to strategic and positive family solutions.

Vancouver Gifts Excluded Family Property

Vancouver Gifts Excluded Family Property lawyers deal with valuing and dividing family property, as well as ensuring the starting value of excluded property is proven and retained by the party claiming the property exclusion. MacLean Law’s award winning Vancouver family property lawyers handle medium to multi million dollar valuation, equal and unequal division of family […]

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Vancouver BC Occupation Rent

Vancouver BC Occupation Rent lawyers at MacLean Law point out a recent decision of Wang v. Jiang, from our Court of Appeal on the thorny subject of “occupation rent”. Vancouver BC Occupation Rent disputes involve: what happens when one spouse leaves and home and has to pay to live elsewhere? what happens to the spouse […]

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Vancouver Family Property Division

Vancouver Family Property Division involves the valuation and then an equal or unequal division of family property and family debt.  Our top rated Vancouver Family Property Division lawyers have set a number of key precedents in this area. New laws for Vancouver family property division have been in place for over 9 years now and […]

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Best Child Support Lawyers Tips

The Best Child Support Lawyers Tips help clients win BC child  support for themselves and their children. In today’s blog, our founder Lorne MacLean, QC, who set the highest award for spousal and child support in BC of $116,000 a month plus hundreds of thousands in retroactive spousal and child, support explains a critical new […]

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Secret Recordings in Family Litigation

The Use of Secret Recordings in Family Litigation: Smoking Gun? Often in separation or divorce, people wonder if it is appropriate to surreptitiously record, or film, private conversations with their partner. In today’s blog, savvy litigator Chris Park of our Vancouver office discusses Secret Recordings in Family Litigation. This may be done for a number […]

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Best BC Parental Alienation Strategies

MacLean Law’s family lawyers provide the Best BC parental alienation strategies. New studies by Amy Baker and others have established a comprehensive set of factors to guide separated spouses, courts and lawyers.. This new set of factors  help courts decide if parental alienation is in fact occurring or whether a child’s rejection of one parent […]

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Children’s Wishes Counsel and Voice of Child

Children’s Wishes Counsel and Voice of Child representation is becoming more common in child parenting time and responsibilities disputes. Hearing the “Voice of the Child” is becoming increasingly important in high-conflict family law disputes these days. In today’s blog, senior Children’s Wishes Counsel and Voice of Child lawyer Peter Graburn explains when a lawyer may […]

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Retroactive Spousal Support and Delay

What happens in retroactive spousal support and delay cases? Often times the reason for the delay and the actions of both the higher earning spouse and the spouse who may have a compensatory or needs based spousal support claim will be a key deciding factor. If you are the person needing spousal support, procrastination is […]

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Voice of The Child Parenting Time Lawyers

Our top Voice of The Child Parenting Time Lawyers explain the current state of the law on the issue. Both Provincial and Federal Legislation like the BC Family Law Act, Alberta’s Family Law Act and The federal Divorce Act all say the wishes of a child are an important factor. So at what age and […]

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Vancouver Child Support and BC Child Maintenance

Vancouver child support and BC child maintenance is a fundamental component of a robust Canadian society. With 50% of relationships with children ending in separation: properly paid, and promptly corrected Vancouver child is critical.  If children are not properly supported by both of their parents working to their capacity, both through parenting time and through […]

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