August 2019 Archives

Divorce in British Columbia: Is mediation right for you?

Coming to an amicable agreement during a divorce may take some work. After all, a couple is likely divorcing because they can't agree on major issues within a marriage. So divorce mediation in British Columbia may help to smooth out some of the rough patches that couples face when coming to a divorce settlement. A mediator may be worth his or her weight in gold in this respect.

Family law: Some calling for Amber Alert System remodification

The Amber Alert System (AAS) has helped reunite many abducted children with their families. Family law in British Columbia -- and in all the country -- makes the best interests of a child paramount, and that includes keeping a child safe from harm. Although the AAS has helped many kids, some Canadians are thinking the system could be better, and many have complained that the shrill sound coming from their cell phones in the middle of the night isn't creating fans of the system. 

Family law: When the paternity of a child is in question

There are many reasons why it may be necessary to ascertain who a child's biological father is. Paternity falls under British Columbia family law rules. Knowing who a child's father is may be important for situations concerning child support or child custody and doing what is in the best interests of the child. It should be known, however, that even if a man is found not to be a child's biological father, he may be held responsible for providing financially for a child, depending upon the circumstances.

Grey divorce poses unique challenges for British Columbia couples

Younger couples whose marriages end may have much with which to contend, and most of that may involve their young children. But that doesn't make divorce any less easy for older British Columbia couples whose children have left the nest. More couples in their 50s and beyond are choosing to divorce, but grey divorce can come with its own set of issues.

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