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How Do You Deal with Gifts to Children in Your Will?

It is common for parents to gift or loan money to their...
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“The Holidays!” – Separation, Divorce and Family Law

  Nothing causes more stress between separated couples than...
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Reforms to the Divorce Act

  The Province of B.C. introduced the Family Law Act in...
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Is Shared Parenting the Default?

Shared parenting Shared parenting is where both parents have...
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Powers of Attorney – Wills and Estates

Powers of Attorney The purpose of appointing someone to act as...
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Joint Accounts – Wills and Estates – Victoria, BC

Joint Accounts Any asset which is held in joint names will pass...
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The Effect of Conflict on Children

  When spouses separate there is inevitably conflict and it...
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Estate Litigation and Mediation – Wills and Estates

Estate Litigation As baby boomers reach their 70’s and 80’s...
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Contingent Taxes on RRSP – Family Law – Victoria, BC

  When spouses are dividing their assets after they...
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Who Gets the Dog? – Separation, Divorce and Family Law

  One of the most difficult issues when spouses separate...
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Relocating a Child – Family Law

The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently set out the...
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Do Courts Encourage Parties to Negotiate Settlements?

  In a recent decision the BC Court of Appeal (Francis v....
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