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Brown Henderson Melbye was proud to co-sponsor the 2017 Iris Reception, benefiting the Victoria chapter of the BC Schizophrenia Society (“BCSS Victoria”). BHM Lawyers Trudi Brown QC, Shauna Tucker, Suzanne Williams and Samantha Rapoport, our UVic Law Co-op student...read more
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
The new Federal Budget includes some much-needed tax relief for those using assisted reproductive technologies to conceive a child. Getting medical help to conceive a child can cost thousands or even tens of thousands of dollars. These costs are not covered by most...read more
In our increasingly mobile world, the reality is that many of us will live in different cities, provinces and even countries in our lifetime. You may desire to move for a new job opportunity, a new relationship, or to be closer to family. If children are involved in...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
Medical Services Plan (BC) - As of January 1, 2017, there are no longer premiums payable for children under the age of 19 or for dependent post-secondary students (this can include a student enrolled in full-time studies at a trade school, technical school or high...read more