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April 2016 Archives

Implications Of 'Grey Divorce' On Property Division

Dividing property is a challenge for any married or common law couple going through separation and divorce. But matters become even more complicated when it involves older couples either in or nearing retirement. Consider just a few of the extra factors that such couples should contemplate and how they can find help to facilitate the process.

Federal Support Initiative For Separating Couples Ends

In an interview last month with the CBC, Chief Justice and Chairman of Access Justice B.C., Robert Bauman, decried the lack of accessibility to the family justice system for the average middle-class Canadian citizen. Justice Bauman's concerns come amid outcries for reinstatement of the Federal Government funding for its seven-year-old project to help Canadian couples in conflict, which ended on March 31 of this year.

Collaborative Divorce: Top FAQs

Over the last two decades in British Columbia, married and common-law couples in dispute have become increasingly interested in finding alternatives to a traditional court divorce. One available method is collaborative divorce and separation. In this post, we provide you with a snapshot by answering some of the most common questions we're asked by separating couples.