Family Law. It's ALL we do.
Breakdowns of long-term marriages or common-law relationships, also known as “marriage-like” relationships, is on the rise. Spouses who have been married, or in a marriage-like relationship, for 20, 30, 40 years or more years, have built a financial and social life...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Brown Henderson Melbye has been mentoring students as an employer with the University of Victoria’s Law Co-op program for well over 10 years. In fact, Samantha Rapoport and our current articled student, Kezia Peterson were both former co-op students who completed...read more
Spring is in the air, which means longer days, warmer weather…. tax time! Many of our family law clients have questions for us about how their separation or divorce will affect their income taxes. While our first answer must always be: “talk to your accountant,” who...read more
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...read more