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Family Law Blog

What is Independent Legal Advice?

What is Independent Legal Advice?

A common thread across many of our blogs is a reminder to readers to seek independent legal advice, especially when it comes to signing separation agreements. It’s a theme that comes up so often we wanted to clear up exactly what is meant by independent legal advice, and when it’s appropriate to seek it.

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Protection Orders in British Columbia

Protection Orders in British Columbia

In British Columbia, restraining orders are known as Protection Orders. These court orders are made by a judge to help protect one person from another and typically list conditions the individual has to follow relating to contact or distance they must remain from the other party.

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Grandparents and the Legal Rights to See Grandchildren

Grandparents and the Legal Rights to See Grandchildren

Grandparents are the often-forgotten part of the equation when a married couple divorce. Sometimes, they lose access to their grandchildren, with many enjoying reduced visitation times as a result of the split. A question that’s often asked of us as family lawyers is – what legal rights to grandparents have to see their grandchildren following a divorce?

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