Whether it’s a dog or a cat, our pets are a valuable part of the family. During divorce proceedings, the question of “who gets the pets?” isn’t something that immediately comes to mind. However, when emotions are running high it can prove one of the biggest sticking points to reaching an agreement – especially if the couple bought (or adopted) the pet together.
Nowadays, the definition of what constitutes a family becomes broader. With this change comes increasingly diverse questions. One question we see frequently surrounds the issue of step-parents and child support. Do step-parents pay child support in BC? In this blog, we’ll provide the answers.
If you’re involved in a family case in the Supreme Court of British Columbia, it’s likely you will encounter a term known as a Judicial Case Conference before too long. A JCC is a normal part of the family law process in British Columbia, and we’re going to discuss the best ways to prepare in this blog.
In British Columbia, marriage annulment is difficult but possible. If granted, it means it’s unnecessary to get a divorce, and your marriage will be considered to have never occurred in the eyes of the law. In this blog, we’re going to discuss the qualifying criteria for a marriage annulment, and how to annul a marriage in British Columbia.