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BC Common Law Marriage Like Relationships

Did you know that since March of 2013 BC Common law marriage like relationships of greater than 2 years give common law spouses in BC the same family property division rights as married couples? The new regime shares most property equally that is acquired during these BC common law marriage like relationships. The starting value […]

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New BC Family Relations Act Definition of BC Spouse Changes BC Common Law Spousal Support and BC Property Rights for BC Unmarried Persons

If you are a BC unmarried person in a BC common law- also called a BC marriage-like relationship- the rules of the game for British Columbia spousal support and for BC property division are about to radically change. The definition of “spouse” that controls the rights you have to spousal support have been expanded due […]

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