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Separation or divorce is never easy, especially if there are children involved. If you and your partner have come to an agreement about parental responsibilities and splitting your time, implementation can sometimes be difficult and conflict can arise. Simple daily...read more
We know most clients want to keep their legal costs as low as possible so here are some ideas of what you can do to help yourself. Information Collection Complete your Client Intake Questionnaire. This questionnaire contains basic information your lawyer requires to...read more
On March 15, 2016, The BC Court of Appeal found in favour of a Brown Henderson Melbye client and made a significant ruling on property rights for common law spouses. The court found that common law spouses who separated before the new family law legislation, The...read more
On February 23, 2017 two members of our BHM team, Trudi Brown and Shauna Tucker, were invited to be guest speakers at the monthly Victoria Legal Support Staff Association meeting. As Family Day has recently passed, the VLSA members thought it would be appropriate to...read more
Are you thinking of loaning your children, or another family member, some money for mortgage financing so they can take advantage of the new BC Government Home partnership program to get into the housing market? It’s tempting, especially if you are living in expensive...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