Thomas Dart, Partner, Family Law

Many separated couples have a difficult time managing the emotional stress of a relationship breakdown. The financial strain of getting legal advice to learn about how the law impacts their separation significantly increases that stress. Many people have no choice but to try and do things on their own,

Timothy Gronfors. Associate, Family Law.

As a playful means for highlighting millennials’ preference for spending on luxuries rather

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than saving for essentials, a recent BBC article has developed the satirical ‘avocado toast index’.

Using statistics from across the globe, the index calculates how many years it will take to afford a down-payment on a

By Douglas J. Manning, Partner, Certified Specialist in Family Law

Yes!  But why would you want to?

In a recent British Columbia court decision, one of the issues was whether the husband and the wife had entered into an oral marriage contract that excluded the sharing of the wife’s rental property from being shared

Barrie Hayes, Partner, Family Law

The Family Law Act provides a statutory framework for the equalization of family property upon separation. The framework essentially exits out from the equalization the value of property the spouses owned on the date of marriage, and any property the spouses received from third parties; inheritances, life insurance policies,

Barrie Hayes, Partner, Family Law

Statistics Canada has recently released an analytical paper addressing parenting and child support after separation or divorce. Highlights of the paper are as follows:

In 2011, approximately 5,000,000 Canadians had separated or divorced within the last 20 years. Of these, about one quarter currently had at least one child

Thomas Dart, Partner, Family Law

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Are there any similarities between the Olympics and the family law court system? Well…..if you are caught up in a family law dispute with your life long partner, you may think so. What are the differences? 

There is competition – many times, particularly if you are in court, the