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Parents in British Columbia are responsible for the way they speak about their co-parents. Emotions can feel overwhelming leading up to and following separation and divorce. The British Columbia Court of Appeal has ruled, however, that high emotion is not an excuse...read more
If claiming bankruptcy is a possibility for you and you’re thinking about separating or are going through a separation, it is important to know the effects of claiming bankruptcy on the division of “family property” and “family debt”. Recently, lawyer Samantha de Wit...read more
This article outlines five ways to support children when their parents separate or divorce. Information includes tips for communicating with children, courses available to learn about how children are impacted and what child focused professionals are available to help parents with their children.read more
BHM Lawyer Suzanne Williams presented at the April 21, 2017 When the Home is not a Haven: Protecting the Child Conference hosted by The Trial Lawyers Association of BC in Vancouver. Lawyers from across BC learned about key challenges in Family Law cases that also...read more
A few of our team members took the opportunity to switch out their lawyer hats for a different kind of hat... Kay, Shauna, Sam de Wit and Sam Rappoport attended the Mad Hatters Ball, a fund raiser for the Boys and Girls Club at Bear Mountain on March 11, 2017. Kay...read more
In British Columbia the law is that pets in family law disputes are considered “chattels”. That means they are considered as just another piece of property to be divided between the parties. In fact, pets are often considered to be members of the family and...read more