January 4, 2023

Understanding the Intestacy Process in British Columbia

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When a person dies without a will in British Columbia, the probate process can be difficult for the family and beneficiaries of the deceased. This process, known as ‘intestacy,’ involves the appointment of an administrator to handle the deceased’s estate.  Intestacy law in British Columbia sets out the rules for how a person’s estate will […]

Learning to Succeed with Your Upcoming Divorce Mediation

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Do you anticipate that you and your ex will be able to come to an agreeable resolution during your divorce mediation? Divorce is a difficult process for everyone involved, and it often escalates into a nasty fight due to strong feelings on both sides. If you can manage to keep things civil and out of […]

A Guide on Terminating Spousal Support or Alimony in BC

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When it comes to spousal support or alimony in British Columbia, it is important to understand the legal process that must be followed in order to terminate it. Depending on the circumstances of the divorce, it may be necessary to terminate spousal support or alimony in order to move forward with the divorce settlement. That […]

8 Ways to Avoid Getting and Paying Spousal Support in Canada

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Regarding divorce, one of the most contentious issues can be spousal support. Spousal support is money paid by one ex-spouse to the other, typically to help them maintain the same standard of living they enjoyed during the marriage. There is no guarantee in Canada that you will have to pay or receive spousal support – […]