Judicial Case Conference (JCC) is a mandatory step in your family law or divorce case in BC Supreme Court. Often, it is held at an early stage of your court case. Generally speaking, you are not allowed to bring an application to the court until you have completed and are release form the JCC program. As always, there are exceptions. Learn More.
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Appeal is very technical. You need to know the law and the appellate procedure. Not following the correct procedure may jeopardize your case to the point of no return (i.e. you may lose your right to appeal). We highly recommended that you contact a skilled divorce and appellate lawyer as soon as you get an order/decision from the court.
Family law agreements are written agreements signed by all parties and specify each parties’ rights and obligations. The agreements should be drafted in plain and concise language and both parties must provide full and frank financial disclosure. It is often highly recommended to obtain independent legal advice on your family law agreements.
It is very difficult to disqualify an adjudicator. Subject to the reasons for seeking qualification, we generally tell our clients that it is waste of their time and money, and court’s resources to apply to disqualify an adjudicator. However, having that said, there may be times where it is warranted to ask to disqualify a judge from a hearing.
The quick and dirty answer is, Yes. The Family Law Act says family property is divided 50/50 between spouses unless it is significantly unfair to do so. But there is much more to it. Learn More.
As family lawyers, we are commonly asked about traveling with your children within Canada in separation or divorce. To help, we decided to write a blog post about it.
Often after separation, parents choose to relocate with the child(ren) within the province, outside the province, or even outside Canada. Reasons for relocating are unique to each case. Here are some tips for building a strong case for relocation.
If your case involves child support and university expenses, act quickly. Waiting and not applying to change child support may be prejudicial to your case.
There are so many divorce lawyers out there who are truly amazing. But really, what you need to look for is not the best divorce lawyer in town but the divorce lawyer who is best for you and your case.
We understand going through separation or divorce is stressful, especially when you do not know the legal process. Your not alone,our Vancouver divorce lawyers are here to help.
Costs is a technical issue. The law is changing. Courts are prepared to order costs against self-litigants who choose not to hire a lawyer and to have the judge advocate for them.
Learn how to get divorced in BC as explained by our Vancouver Family and Divorce Lawyers. If you have questions, let’s chat. We can help.