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New Child and Youth Legal Centre in BC

New Child and Youth Legal Centre in BC

We celebrate the launch of a new Child and Youth Legal Centre, a significant step to improve children's access to justice in BC. The Legal Centre will provide direct legal services to children and youth. The new Legal Centre is led by the Society for Children and...

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Families Matter, A Family Services Fundraiser

Families Matter, A Family Services Fundraiser

On September 29, 2017, lawyers and staff from BHM attended Families Matter, a silent auction fundraiser for the Family Services of Greater Victoria (previously B.C. Families in Transition). Two of our lawyers, Shauna Tucker and Samantha de Wit, are on the Board of...

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Judicial Case Conferences – What You Should Know

Judicial Case Conferences – What You Should Know

If you have a family case in the Supreme Court of British Columbia you will encounter the Judicial Case Conference ("JCC") early in your court process. A JCC is a private, informal, without prejudice meeting between you, the other party, your respective lawyers and a...

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Business Leader of the Year  – Oak Bay News

Business Leader of the Year – Oak Bay News

On January 31, 2018, the Oak Bay News kindly recognized Trudi Brown, Q.C. as a 'Trail Blazer' in Family Law in light of being awarded the Law Society of BC’s Excellence in Family Law award. Read more by clicking here. More recently on February 28, 2018, the Oak Bay...

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Boys & Girls Club Fundraiser: The Mad Hatter’s Ball

Boys & Girls Club Fundraiser: The Mad Hatter’s Ball

On March 3, 2018 our staff at Brown Henderson Melbye attended the Mad Hatter’s Ball, at the Fairmont Empress, which is a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club. The fundraiser event is Alice in Wonderland themed, and includes costumes, games, silent and live auction...

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Brown Henderson Melbye in the Community

Brown Henderson Melbye in the Community

The Brown Henderson Melbye team has been very active in the community these past few weeks. On February 24th some of our team members as well as friends and family participated in the Coldest Night of The Year walk to support Our Place Society.  Brown Henderson Melbye...

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Education Support to BC Children and Youth in Care

Education Support to BC Children and Youth in Care

Children and youth who have been in Government Care in BC have financial options to help them further their education. The Foster Parent Support Services Society ("FPSS") compiles this information in a new resource, A Guide to: Scholarships, Bursaries, Tuition Waivers...

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Samantha Rapoport’s Success in Court

Samantha Rapoport’s Success in Court

Samantha Rapoport achieves success at the British Columbia Supreme Court for a client seeking to reduce arrears of child support.  The reported decision can be read here: http://www.courts.gov.bc.ca/jdb-txt/sc/17/23/2017BCSC2390.htm  Arrears are unpaid and outstanding...

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BHM is in the Christmas Spirit

BHM is in the Christmas Spirit

In previous years BHM has sponsored the Children's Health Foundation of Vancouver Island by taking part in their annual Bear Wear competition. This year, BHM is sponsoring the Foundation's "A Not So Silent Night" event. The event is taking place at the Grand Pacific...

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