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.
Property and debt division applies only to married spouses and unmarried spouses who have been living in a marriage-like relationship for at least two years.
Family property is any property that the two spouses own, separately or jointly, at the date of separation. However, it does not include excluded property which may be anything you owned prior to the date of marriage or when the spouses began living together, whichever is earlier. Any increase in the value of the excluded property from the date of marriage or cohabitation to date of separation is part of the family property and shared equally between the spouses.
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.
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 divorceChild custody, guardianship, and parenting arrangements.Child support and spousal support.Property division and debt resolution.Negotiation, mediation, arbitration and other innovative conflict resolution processes.
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