Category: Separation

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 …

Email at Your Peril

The breakdown of a marriage is a very stressful time. It is not unusual to be angry and it is not unusual to vent that anger.

Before this technological age, we had to actually face each other to vent anger …

Living Common Law: Big Changes on the Horizon

Under our current family law, when relationships break down, people who choose to live together rather than get married are treated differently than people who marry.

Married couples have had the benefit of Parts 5 and 6 of the Family