In Ahluwalia v Ahluwalia, 2022 ONSC 1303, the Ontario superior court recognized a new tort of family violence and awarded the respondent mother $150,000 in compensatory, aggregated, and punitive damages.
The family lawyers from Crossroads Law located in Vancouver BC and Calgary AB have a client centred approach to help you successfully navigate the family law system. Our experienced family and divorce lawyers author these blogs to provide you insight and to help you through this challenging time.
The holiday season is often marked by joy, celebrations, and time spent with loved ones. But for families navigating the complexities of separation or divorce, this time can be fraught with tension and uncertainty.
A grandparent’s love is like no other, a unique and irreplaceable bond in a child's life. But what happens when circumstances change, and grandparents find themselves questioning their legal standing in their grandchildren's lives?
The abduction of a child is a nightmare for any parent. When such a tragedy occurs across international borders, the complexities of legal jurisdiction and cultural differences can further exacerbate the anguish.
In Canada, parents have a legal obligation to financially support their children, even after a divorce or separation.
A Last Will and Testament is a legal document that outlines your intentions in the event of your death, setting out what happens to your assets and how they will be allocated to your chosen beneficiaries.
The passing of a loved one is always a difficult and emotional time. If a loved one passes without a valid will in place, the difficulty experienced by the family is often increased.
Crossroads Law is proud to announce that we have again been recognized as one of the Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in British Columbia by Business in Vancouver for 2023.
In family law, the division of property is often a complex and contentious issue. The objective is to ensure a fair and equitable distribution of assets between spouses or partners upon separation or divorce.
While marriage continues to be the most common form of union in Canada, a growing number of Canadians are opting for common-law or ‘marriage-like’ relationships instead.
In family law matters in BC contracts between spouses can be overturned by a judge if they are found to be unfair.
Crossroads Law named an Excellence Awardee for Family Law Firm of the Year at the 2023 Canadian Law Awards
We are thrilled to share that Crossroads Law was nominated for the prestigious "Family Law Firm of the Year" award at the 2023 Canadian Law Awards.
In recent years, the rise of cryptocurrency has presented unique challenges in family law proceedings, particularly as it relates to the division of family property.
David Kim explores the complexities of obtaining exclusive possession of the family home after separation, including the legal requirements and court considerations.
We are proud to introduce the newest member of the Crossroads Law team, Sheri Ferguson.
“Can I afford to get divorced?” It is a question I hear often as a wealth advisor and a certified divorce financial analyst.
Under British Columbia’s Family Law Act (the “FLA”), the term ‘parenting time’ refers to a parent’s right to spend time with their child or children.
Navigating the end of a relationship is never easy, especially when it involves having a conversation about separation with your partner.
While most people consider making a will for estate planning purposes, the equally (arguably more) important purpose of a will is the appointment of a guardian for your children in the case of incapacity or death.
Settlement negotiations are an integral part of the legal process, allowing parties to explore resolutions without resorting to litigation.