More in ‘Custody + Access

Relocation under the Family Law Act – One Year Later

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 […]

Posted on April 3, 2014

What’s in a name? Parenting arrangements under the Family Law Act.

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 […]

Posted on February 25, 2014

Fighting Words: Hurtful Communication between Co-Parents

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 […]

Posted on March 14, 2013