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Family law, from traditional representation in negotiations and Court, to recent innovations such as collaborative law, mediation, arbitration, child interviews and parenting coordination.

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Brown Henderson Melbye.
#217 – 2187 Oak Bay Ave.
Victoria, B.C. V8R 1G1 map

Tel: 250 595-2220
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Communication After Separation

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...

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Ways to Support Children in Divorce and Separation

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.

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When the Home is not a Haven in Family Law

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...

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Fund Raising for the Boys and Girls Club

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...

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Potential New Law on Pets in Divorce

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...

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