Posts by Waterstone Family Law

Pet Custody: Who Gets the Family Dog?

Most pet owners consider their pet to be a member of the family, not just another piece of property.

In British Columbia pets are considered to be personal/matrimonial property subject to equitable division according to property law principles and pursuant …

Legal Separation: What is it and how do you get one?

Some of the more common questions I receive in my family practice revolve around the issue of obtaining a “legal separation”.

The issues related to marriage, separation and divorce in the Province of British Columbia are governed by the federal …