BC courts consider whether Part 4, Division 6 of the Family Law Act applies to interim orders As described in our post on the subject after the introduction of the Family Law Act one year ago, Part 4, Division 6 of the FLA introduces new obligations for guardians who wish to relocate where there is […]
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The introduction of the B.C Family Law Act in March of 2013 brought with it some new parenting concepts, namely: Guardianship, Parenting Arrangements, Parenting Responsibilities, Parenting Time, and Contact These concepts join the longstanding favourites under the Divorce Act of Canada: Custody, and Access To answer the first question, the Divorce Act is federal legislation […]
As part of a public presentation on the changes to BC’s family law regime that are effective March 18, 2013, we addressed the issue of how the new act affects separating people with children who want to relocate. The good news is that the new Family Relations Act provides a framework for determining whether relocation […]
Custody and access giving way to guardianship and parenting arrangements under BC’s new Family Law Act.
Recently the family law group attended a public event at the West Vancouver Memorial Library to inform people about the changes to BC’s family law regime that are effective March 18, 2013. As part of the event we presented a number of Powerpoints on what the changes would mean for various aspects of family law. […]
Many parents have described to me how their ex-spouse is the inferior parent; he or she doesn’t buy organic, eats dinner in front of the television, watches two and a half men and doesn’t make the child floss before bed. At this point there may already have been heated discussions between the parents on this […]