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Information About BC Family Law Resource Blog

This blog is a public legal education project and the companion blog to the website It offers a plain-language discussion of current family law issues and news, from the legal background to the polygamy reference to sex and new relationships after separation.

Recent Posts

Below is a preview of the five most recent posts from the blog BC Family Law Resource Blog. To read these posts in their entirely or subscribe to future updates from this blog, please visit their website!

  • Victoria Pilot Project – Mandatory consensual dispute resolution to include the collaborative process

    The BC Collaborative Roster Society is pleased to confirm that on March 29, 2019, (to come into effect on May 13, 2019) the B.C. legislature passed an order in council to amend the Provincial Court Family Rules. The amendment adds a section 5.01 to the Rules, titled: “Early Resolution and Case Manag … Read more »

  • Canada Pension Plan Credit Splitting

    The Collaborative Divorce Vancouver Society recently featured a presentation by Doug Runchey on the factors that go into the analysis of Canada Pension Plan (CPP) credit splitting that he does through his consulting business DR Pensions Consulting.It is important to consider whether CPP credit split … Read more »

  • Financial Neutrals in the Collaborative Process

    By Renee le NobelEveryone knows that divorce is stressful.  And if you didn’t know that, I’ve done some analysis on it to prove it to you. But nobody seems to know or understand the separation process: having to navigate the rubble of your hopes and dreams to create a Separation Agreement that you n … Read more »

  • Evaluating the Cost of Family Law Disputes

    The Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family (CRILF) recently released a report entitled “An Evaluation of the Cost of Family Law Disputes: Measuring the Cost Implication of Various Dispute Resolution Methods” by Joanne J. Paetsch, Lorne D. Bertrand, and John-Paul E. Boyd.  Family law lawy … Read more »

  • Yet another reason to stay out of Court….

    By Karen F. Redmond Family Law LawyerIf you need a reason to stay out of court, other than fear of emotional damage and financial ruin, here is something you need to read.  In the case of a divorcing couple Ms. Wong and Mr. Li, they provided financial material to the Court in support of their variou … Read more »