Seamus Cowan is a Vancouver family lawyer who works with his clients to restore a degree of reasonableness at the early stages of a family law matter.
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.
Deciding who you want to hire as your family lawyer is one of the most important steps in any separation.
A trial is set and you have unanswered questions and concerns about a case. What can you do? A great way to obtain information in litigation is through an examination for discovery.
Raising allegations of family violence in a separation or divorce has historically been a risky endeavour.
In support of Make a Will Week, from October 2 to October 8, 2022, Crossroads Law has a promotion for a full estate planning package for an individual for $799 (regularly $899).
Crossroads Law has been ranked as one of the Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in BC by Business in Vancouver in 2022.
If you’re contemplating separating from your partner, it’s a good idea to get some legal advice prior to making any big decisions.
Sometimes in high conflict parenting disputes, one of the parents would like the child(ren) to provide evidence to the court.
We are pleased to announce that Calgary family lawyer, Daniella Marchand, is joining the Crossroads Law team.
Once your divorce is complete, the bulk of your involvement with the legal system should be over.
Cohabitation agreement, pre-nuptial agreement, parenting agreement, separation agreement – there are many different types of agreements in family law and each one is a contract which you are legally bound to follow and carry out the terms.
A common step to take after separation is to move away from your former partner.
What’s the Difference Between a Will, Power of Attorney and a Personal Directive and Why Do I Need Them?
Everyone knows that having a will is an important part of planning for your future but what about a power of attorney or personal directive?
Many people are making a career change these days and you or your former spouse may decide to take a new job that leads to a significant decrease in income. How does this lower paying job affect child support payments?
Crossroads Law is excited to announce the addition of another incredible family lawyer to the Vancouver team.
Buying a new home with your partner or spouse? Purchasing a house with friends as an investment? Have you ever considered what would happen to your share of the property if something were to happen to you or your relationship?
In the first part of my look at surrogacy laws around the world, I gave an overview of how surrogacy laws vary greatly from one jurisdiction to another.
A significant issue we see when parents are divorcing, or separating is that their child(ren) begins to resist access and parenting time with one of the parents.
An affidavit is a document frequently prepared in litigation to provide evidence regarding the matter being determined.
The lawyer for the intended parents has drafted the fertility agreement and recommends that the surrogate or donor obtain independent legal advice (ILA) from another lawyer.