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How to Choose a Better Jurisdiction for a Prenuptial Agreement

When people move from one province to another, or even from one country to another, it can create issues for the enforcement of a prenuptial agreement or cohabitation agreement.

How to Resolve A Family Law Case? Mediation or Mediation/Arbitration?

One of the main goals of meeting with a family lawyer is to figure out how you can “be done” with the divorce process and reach a settlement. One of the most often used tools to reach a settlement are mediation or mediation-arbitration.

Crossroads Law Successful at Court of Appeal defending $25,000 Costs from Arbitration

We are pleased to announce our recent victory at the Alberta Court of Appeal in which we successfully defended an appeal of a $25,000 costs award from an arbitration decision in a family law case.

Fertility Law in Canada is Changing: Understanding the Legal Impacts

Fifteen years after the Assisted Human Reproduction Act was introduced, Health Canada has finally released the long-awaited regulations under the Act regarding the reimbursement of surrogates and donors. The new regulations come into force on June 9, 2020. 

Family Law BC: What is a JCC and why do I need one?

Clients in Vancouver family law cases often have questions about the JCC and FCC process. Here are some answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

Parenting and practice note 7: getting a psychologist involved

In any parenting dispute during a divorce or separation, the Court’s main focus is on deciding what is in the best interest of the Children. In some cases of high conflict, the Court may require the assistance of a trained professional Parenting Expert. 

Crossroads Law is celebrating 2 years!

It is hard to believe, but Crossroads Law has now been providing family law help in Vancouver and Calgary for two years. We are now six family lawyers strong and expanding into other areas including wills and estates and fertility law. 

How to Get Ready for Your Consultation with a Family Lawyer.

Family law matters can be complicated, emotional and traumatic.  If you are contemplating separation or divorce, you should consult with a Vancouver family lawyer about the different options that may be available to you, and the process for each option.

Crossroads Law is very excited to introduce their newest team member

Crossroads Law is very excited to introduce their newest team member, Melissa Salfi. Melissa’s practice is devoted to Family Law as well as Fertility Law.

B.C. Prenuptial Agreements: Worthless if Not Fair

One of the main concerns when drafting a prenuptial agreement or cohabitation agreement in British Columbia is the issue of fairness. This is because to be enforceable in British Columbia a prenuptial agreement must meet the test for fairness.