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December 2017 Archives

Canada family law: Child support and unmarried couples

Costs of raising children are escalating and most often it takes two parents to care for them, including financially. Family law rules typically provide that when legally married couples divorce in Canada, the parent who earns the most money and who usually is not the primary caregiver pays child support to the parent with whom the children are living. But what happens when the parents never married?

How the British Columbia courts look after family law cases

Different courts deal with various aspects of the law. That is also true for family law cases. Essentially, there are two court bodies in British Columbia that speak to family situations. Those are the Supreme Court of British Columbia and the Provincial Court.

The right way to a good divorce in Canada

Calling it quits is a difficult decision for most couples, regardless of the reasons. But there are ways to make divorce go more smoothly in Canada and perhaps be more palatable, as it were. One of those ways is for couples to treat each other with respect in front of children they may have.