The Basic Processes & Requirements for Filing for Divorce in B.C.

Paine Edmonds
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

In Canada, the federal government has the jurisdiction to make laws in relation to marriage and divorce. Section 8 of Canada’s Divorce Act provides that a divorce may be granted upon application by either or both spouses, provided there has been a “breakdown of the marriage”. In addition, there are certain administrative requirements that must be fulfilled in order to finalize a divorce. In today’s blog, our divorce lawyers walk you through some of the basics of what you will need before you are granted a divorce in British Columbia. ..

Family Lawyers Tell You What Expect When Determining a Child Custody Arrangement in BC

Paine Edmonds
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Going through the divorce or separation process can be an emotional and confusing period of time, especially in regards to the children that may be involved. You might be wondering which parent the children will stay with or whether they will have to move. How will you determine how much time you get to spend with your child? Based on your relationship with the other parent, you might suspect that the other parent will attempt to obtain sole custody of the children or perhaps you are interested in being awarded sole custody. These are all valid concerns which we will explore in detail below. ..

Steps to Reduce Conflict During Your Separation or Divorce

Paine Edmonds
Friday, October 20, 2017

Being faced with divorce is not easy on anyone, and it is certainly not a situation most people expect to find themselves in. While nothing will make the process of divorce pleasant, you can take steps to help make the process smoother and minimize conflict with your spouse.  ..