After separation, one spouse may be obligated to pay spousal support to the other. This is especially common in long term relationships where one spouse was the primary financial earner. What happens, however, when the recipient enters a new relationship?
Family Law favours the involvement of both parents when raising children post-separation. But there are situations where shared parenting is not workable an it is possible for one parent to get full custody.
You may be wondering if you have a claim for “back-dated” or retroactive spousal support. Here is what you need to know about unfulfilled spousal support obligations.
Property division on divorce and separation of family debt can be very contentious. Learn what the law says about dividing debt at the end of a marriage.
Spousal support after remarriage may be affected if the spouse receiving support cohabits with or marries someone else. However, this isn’t always the case.
Legal custody is the right to make decisions about your child’s care and upbringing. Here are the basics of legal custody in BC.
A well-drafted legal separation agreement can settle all existing disputes at the end of a marriage, and provide you with clarity and certainty.
Under the Divorce Act, the Supreme Court of BC may change, suspend or terminate a child support order on application by either spouse if…
Is the Child Eligible for a Retroactive Child Support Order and What is the date of Retroactive Child Support Award? Retroactive child support refers to child support for the period during which the payor parent should have been paying support but did not or paid less than what the recipient parent was entitled to pursuant[Read More]
Divorces in BC are grounded in the basic rule that property is divided equally between spouses. But the division of property in divorce proceedings can be quite complex.