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Financial Neutrals in the Collaborative Process
By Renee le Nobel Everyone knows that divorce is stressful.   And if you didn’t know that, I’ve done some analysis on
it to prove it to you. But nobody seems to know or understand the
separation process: having to navigate the rubble of your hopes and dream...
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Evaluating the Cost of Family Law Disputes
The Canadian Research Institute for the Law and the Family (CRILF)  recently released a report entitled " An Evaluation of the Cost of Family Law Disputes: Measuring the Cost Implication of Various Dispute Resolution Methods" by Joanne J. Paetsch, Lorne D. ...
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"Help a Junior" event on June 7th, hosted by Courthouse Libraries BC
Courthouse Libraries BC will be hosting BC's Attorney General, the Honourable David Eby QC, at their Vancouver Law Courts branch to announce a new "Help a Junior" initiative that will connect junior lawyers to mentorship opportunities. Courthouse Libraries ...
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Yet another reason to stay out of Court....
By Karen F. Redmond Family Law Lawyer If you need a reason to stay out of court, other than fear of emotional damage and financial ruin, here is something you need to read.  In the case of a divorcing couple Ms. Wong and Mr. Li, they provided financial mate...
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Proposed Changes to Canada's Divorce Act in Bill C-78
By  Jenny Woodruff, Collaborative Lawyer On May 22, 2018, Justice MinisterJody Wilson-Raybould announced that the Liberals had just introduced Bill C-78 in the House of Commons, which proposes substantive changes to Canada’s Divorce Act .  Many of the chang...
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Travelling with a child? CBA Legal Health Check
By Karen F. Redmond Family Law Lawyer and Mediator With summer approaching it is always useful to remind our clients about how to avoid potential pitfalls and delays when travelling with children.  In particular, when parents are separated, it is imperative...
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Navigating Dangerous Waters: From Survival Reactivity to Receptive Creativity (May 7th workshop)
The BC Collaborative Roster Society is hosting a workshop with Michal Shaked and Michal Kaempfer on May 7, 2018 titled: “Navigating Dangerous Waters: From Survival Reactivity to Receptive Creativity   “ The course has been approved by the Law Society of BC ...
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TO BE OR NOT TO BE, THAT IS THE QUESTION: When is a spouse not a spouse according to the Family Law Act?
Karen F. Redmond Family Law Lawyer In the recently reported case of Nicoll v. Webster  2018 BCSC 547, my colleague Nicole Garton successfully argued that her client, the Respondent, was not the spouse of the Claimant, Mr. Nicoll.  Mr. Nicoll was making clai...
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GREY SPOUSAL SUPPORT: WILL YOU STILL NEED ME, WILL YOU STILL FEED ME, WHEN I’M 64?
My friend and colleague Georgialee Lang , arbitrator, and lawyer extrordinaire, has given me permission to reproduce her article here, previously published for a presentation at PBLI.  The paper is eleven pages, so it is lengthy for a blog but an excellent ...
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Unequal Division of Family Property - what exactly is "Significant Unfairness" anyway?
Karen F. Redmond Family Law Lawyer and Mediator In the recent case of  Polard v. Polard , 2017 BCSC 1963, Justice MacKenzie granted the wife's request for unequal division of family property (70/30 in her favour) based largely on the fact that the husband h...
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