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BC Void Marriages Family Law Act

An important BC Void Marriages Family Law Act ruling was handed down this week by the BC Court of Appeal. The decision was made against the backdrop of a high stakes multimillion-dollar international divorce case involving worldwide family property. Of particular importance to this BC Void Marriages Family Law Act appeal is the purpose of […]

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Family Appeals From Masters Orders

BC Family Appeals From Masters Orders have 2 differing tests depending on what type of order was made in Chambers. A stricter test of the disappointed party proving the Master’s decision was “clearly wrong” is applied if the matter is clearly interim without a large impact on the trial to come and a different test […]

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Guide to BC Supreme Court Divorce and Family Law Process

Once a BC divorce is commenced, the goal of the BC Supreme Court is to promptly and hopefully inexpensively end the marriage and decide on such issues as child custody and access, child and/or spousal support, property, and debt division, and the responsibility for legal costs. Roughly 90% of divorces end up proceeding on an […]

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Best Retroactive Child Support Tips

Best Retroactive Child Support Tips will help ensure your child is supported properly after separation. On May 16, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to hear an appeal of the recent BC Family Law retroactive child support decision Graydon v Michel 2018 BCCA 449.  Graydon is about retroactive child support, the process of […]

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Vancouver Inadequate Family Financial Disclosure

Vancouver Inadequate Family Financial Disclosure cases are unfortunately all too common. BC Family Judges now deal very sternly with failure to make full financial disclosure. Our offices have repeatedly caught and punished recalcitrant spouses who tried to hide income and assets. Our senior Vancouver family lawyers know that full financial disclosure is critical to enabling […]

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Child Parenting Final Decision Making

Child Parenting final decision making powers are critical in ensuring a child is raised properly. Constant power struggles or disputes over large and small decisions relating to your child after separation are unhealthy for both the warring parents and the child themselves. In today’s blog, MacLean Law’s Fraser MacLean explains the options on parental responsibilities […]

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Vancouver Family Law Judicial Bias

Successful Vancouver Family Law Judicial Bias claims are rare. In the charged atmosphere of divorce and family proceedings, clients and sometimes even their family lawyers can feel they are being treated unfairly in their family law case. Vancouver family lawyers need to take a breath in these cases and help their clients understand the Canadian […]

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Parenting Coordinator Decision Appeals

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 parent to not have their child vaccinated created quite an […]

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Vancouver Family Appeal Costs Lawyers

Vancouver Family Appeal Costs Lawyers handle Appeals for both the party appealing and the person who won at the trial below. How does the court deal with Vancouver family law appeals that are sketchy and where the person appealing may be unable to pay the costs of losing the family law appeal? Roughly 1 in 4  to […]

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Vancouver Masters Interim Appeal Family Lawyers

Vancouver Masters Interim Appeal Family Lawyers routinely appear in Chambers across BC to argue interim spousal and child support disputes, child parenting time cases and personal and property restraining orders. Tal Wolf is one of our highly regarded senior downtown Vancouver associates. In today’s blog,  Tal discusses what happens if a spouse disagrees with a […]

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