Family Law FAQs

Here are FAQs guides and articles that cover some of the most often asked about family law issues. If you have any further questions, visit the Contact Us page and book a no-fee initial consultation.


Justice Education Society of BC – This organization strives towards making the justice system accessible to everyone through hands on education between British Columbia residents and the justice system.
LSS Family Law in British Columbia – Through this website from the Legal Services Society you can obtain self help materials, get general information about family law and find links to places that offer more legal help.

Other FAQs

Below is a list of other FAQs and guides that you may find useful during your divorce or separation.
Children’s Aid: Information for Parents – This PDF document from CLEO is about the Children’s Aid Society (CAS) and answers some of the more frequently asked questions, like when CAS checks on a family and what to do if a CAS worker contacts you.
The Family Law Series: Child Support and the Child Support Guidelines – This is a booklet that explains child support and the legal responsibility when parents separate or get divorced. It covers topics like who has to pay child support, how to arrange for payments, how to enforce child support, income tax information, how to calculate the amount of child support, and how the amount of child support can be affected by special circumstances.
Family Law: A Guide to Procedures in Family Court – The Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General provides a guide to inform individuals appearing in family court what to expect and how best to prepare themselves.


Here is a list of some articles that you may find useful for your particular situation.
Marriage, Divorce and the Dotted Line – This article covers the basics of prenuptial agreements and why couples should consider entering into one before they get married.
Divorce Throws a Monkey Wrench into the Financial Works by Laura Ramsay – Read this article to find out how divorce can affect your finances and what you can do to about it.
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