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Hey Jude: What can losing a Pet Teach us about Divorce?

How a community pulled together to find a lost Dog and the lessons we can apply to other challenging and scary times in our lives; like divorce.

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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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Signing Divorce Papers

DIY Divorce Companies

Do it Yourself (DIY) divorce kits are popping up everywhere in Canada. Divorce laws vary from province to province, and many online divorce companies are now catering to couples in their location. Although a divorce kit can save you money, they may not hold up in court when you try and file. Here you will find DIY Divorce Companies that do a great job with uncontested divorces.

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