Divorce Blog

Red Rose Flower

You Don’t Bring Me Flowers Anymore

With almost 50% of marriages ending in divorce in North America, that’s a lot of people. That statistic does not even include those people who are just separated and have not filed for divorce or common-law couples who are now separated.

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Young Couple Outdoors

Living Common Law in BC: The New Family Law Act Spells Big Changes

The law is changing quite dramatically for common law couples. The new law says that once common-law couples have lived together for two years in a “marriage-like relationship” they will have an automatic half interest in all property accumulated during the relationship, as well as in the increase in the value of all property brought into the relationship.

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Legal Services Society

The New Family Law Act in British Columbia

The Family Law Act act will put British Columbia at the forefront of the rest of Canada in terms of up-to-date, progressive family law. The family mediation community in the province applaud this new act for many reasons including placing emphasis on mediation over litigation. The new act gives equal emphasis to agreements and court orders and encourages families to use divorce mediators.

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Books and Gavel

New Family Law Act in BC – Leads the Pack in Canada

Bill 16 of the Family Law Act has been passed! It was a sign that the traditional divorce system needed reform. The new act addresses some of the fundamental problems in the system and we look optimistically to the impact it has on divorce with children and families in general.

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Women Mediator Smiling

Mediation vs. Litigation – A common sense trend to Resolving Matrimonial Issues

Finding yourself on the doorsteps of divorce is hard enough emotionally, but add the multitude of decisions on how to divorce can feel completely overwhelming. While there are only two main areas for decision-making, kids and money, coming to resolution can take years and use up a lot of your hard-earned wealth.

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