Optimize your separation and divorce outcomes both financially and emotionally by engaging Invicta Law Corporation early on in the commencement or ending of your spousal relationship.
We provide services in Family Law, including:
- Cohabitation, marriage (prenuptial), and property agreements.
- Separation and divorce
- Child custody, guardianship, and parenting arrangements.
- Child support and spousal support.
- Property division and debt resolution.
- Negotiation, mediation, arbitration and other innovative conflict resolution processes.
Separation & Divorce
When a relationship breaks down, it can be an extremely difficult time both emotionally and financially. There are a number of issues that must be dealt with before a couple may separate and be legally divorced. Depending on your unique circumstances, we can help you apply for an uncontested or Desk Order BC Divorce. However, if you and spouse are unable to agree to the terms of your divorce, we can help with the court litigation process to resolve your family law issues.
Family Law Agreements
Family law agreements are a cost-effective alternative to the litigation route to resolve family law disputes. The parties have the liberty to craft unique solutions for their particular circumstances and needs.
Spousal support is a payment made by one spouse to the other after separation or divorce in order to provide financial support. Married spouses can apply for spousal support under the Divorce Act or the Family Law Act. Unmarried spouses who have been in a marriage-like relationship for at least two years may apply for spousal support under the Family Law Act. Depending on your unique circumstances, we can help you apply for an uncontested or Desk Order BC Divorce. However, if you and spouse are unable to agree to the terms of your divorce, we can help with the…
Property and Debt
Division of family property and debt is the most disputed issue in most family law matters. We can help you in getting your fair share of the family property.
One of the key elements considered in determining adoption matters is the best interests of the children. You may adopt if you are 19 years of age or older and have been residing in BC for at least six months.
After separation both parents are responsible for supporting their children financially. Child support is calculated pursuant to the federal Child Support Guidelines. As per these Guidelines, child support is based on the paying parent’s annual income and the number of children the support is to be paid for.
Custody & Access
Determining suitable parenting arrangements can be a difficult task for the separating parents. We assist our clients through these difficult times and help navigate the complicated legal process of child custody and access.
News & Resources
Minors Travelling Outside Canada With Only One Parent
Any child travelling outside Canada with only one parent should carry a consent letter. This is true even if it is only for a day trip, and even if the child will only be unaccompanied by both parents for part of the trip. If you travel across the border with a minor and don’t have…
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Does Spousal Support Continue when the Recipient is in a New Relationship?
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?
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Ask a Child Custody Lawyer: Can I Get Full Custody?
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.
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Are You Entitled to Retroactive Spousal Support?
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.
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Who is Responsible for Family Debt When Spouses Divorce?
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.
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Does Remarriage End Spousal Support Obligations?
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.
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