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All About Judicial Case Conferences

By Leneigh Bosdet
Categories: Blog, Family Law
A Judicial Case Conference is usually the first step in a family law case after you have filed your claim.

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New Changes Proposed for Canada’s Divorce Act

By Leneigh Bosdet
Categories: Blog, Family Law
Bill C-78 was recently introduced into the house of commons proposing some revisions to the federal Divorce Act legislation which has been in place more than 30 years.

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New Case out of the BC Court of Appeal Highlights the Challenges High Conflict Parenting Disputes

By Leneigh Bosdet
Categories: Blog, Family Law
On November 23 the Court of Appeal released the family law decision N.R.G. v. G.R.G. 2017 BCCA 407. This is a very important case.

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Child Support: Don’t Avoid the Issue!

By Leneigh Bosdet
Categories: Blog, Family Law
In early February, the Supreme Court of Canada declined to hear the appeal of a B.C. lower court decision dealing with retroactive child support.

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The Pitfalls of Litigating Parenting Disputes

By Leneigh Bosdet
Categories: Blog, Family Law
I recently heard the litigation process in parenting disputes described by a mediator as “the dark side.” I generally agree.

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Child Support – Some Common Misconceptions

By Leneigh Bosdet
Categories: Blog, Family Law
When parents separate with dependent children both parents have a legal obligation to continue to financially support their children to the best of their abilities.

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New Developments in the Law of Property Division in BC

By Leneigh Bosdet
Categories: Blog, Family Law
On April 28, 2016 the British Columbia Court of Appeal came out with a decision called V.J.F. v. S. K. W., 2016 BCCA 186. This decision called into question how property is to be divided in BC upon the breakdown of a spousal relationship under the Family Law Act.

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“How Do We Divide Our Property if We Separate?”- The Basics of Property Division Under the Family Law Act

By Leneigh Bosdet
Categories: Blog, Family Law
The Family Law Act changed the law in BC in several ways and one of the most significant ways is property division on the breakdown of a spousal relationship.

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Will I Have To Pay Spousal Support?

By Leneigh Bosdet
Categories: Blog, Family Law
Whether you will have a legal obligation to pay spousal support upon the breakdown of your relationship depends on quite a number of factors.

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