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Category: Marriage

17 Things to know about BC’s New Family Law Act

By on October 14, 2013 | Child Support, Divorce, Marriage, Uncategorized

Here are some of the new provisions of the Family Law Act that I think are important to know if you live in BC.  The relevant section numbers of the Family Law Act are in brackets: Out of court settlement processes are encouraged (Division 1).  These include mediation, arbitration, collaborative family law, and parenting coordination […]

Toll Free phone number

By on September 4, 2013 | Canada Pension Plan, Child Support, Divorce, Marriage, Restraining Orders, Taxes, Wills

Hi everyone, I have a new toll free phone number you can use to contact me: 1-888-799-0381 The number will be put up on the rest of my webpage shortly, but feel free to use it now. I will be having the local 250 number fixed shortly, but I am available through the toll free […]

What are Trust Conditions and Undertakings?

By on May 31, 2013 | Divorce, Marriage, Uncategorized

Trust conditions and undertakings are what lawyers use to ensure that certain events take place when these events affect their client’s settlement.  For example, if a separating couple agrees to transfer a home from one spouse to the other spouse in exchange for a settlement payment, trust conditions and undertakings are used to ensure that […]

Legal Advice – why you need it

By on March 1, 2013 | Canada Pension Plan, Child Support, Divorce, Marriage, Restraining Orders, Taxes, Wills

I read an interesting case decided by the Honourable Justice S.L. Hunt McDonald; you can read it here:  http://www.canlii.com/en/ab/abqb/doc/2012/2012abqb685/2012abqb685.html. One issue was the enforcement of a Matrimonial Property Agreement.  One of the spouses was challenging an agreement that was prepared by lawyers, signed by the spouses before lawyers, and had certificates of Independent Legal Advice […]

Please Read for Blog Site

By on September 6, 2012 | Canada Pension Plan, Child Support, Divorce, Marriage, Restraining Orders, Taxes, Wills

Hi everyone, I want to remind you that the contents of this blog are general information only, and are no substitution for legal advice.  Use the information in the blog as you will, I encourage everyone to seek proper legal advice as they negotiate their legal matters.   Warren

 
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