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The Changing Face of Family Law

May 11, 2014

The legal system does not serve families well. Division 1 of the Family Law Act is titled “Resolution Out of Court Preferred”. The new Family Law Act recognises alternate dispute...

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What’s Yours May Not Be Mine…

October 23, 2013

Family property and excluded property under the new Family Law Act (“FLA”) Are you affected by the new rules of property division? “Spouse” now includes someone who is or was...

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New Family Law Act: A Primer

July 18, 2013

What you need to know about drastic changes to British Columbia’s Family Law: A Family Law Act Primer We have operated under the Family Relations Act since 1979.  As you...

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Can I borrow the car tonight?

December 10, 2012

It is important to take good care and to be conscious of those who are allowed to drive your car! Absent theft, a driver is deemed to have your express...

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Causation in personal injury cases clarified

September 18, 2012

In Clements v. Clements [2012] S.C.J. No. 32 the Supreme Court of Canada examined  causation where several possible causes, but only one tortfeaser, may have caused injury. The case presented...

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