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What To Do If a Child Resists a Parent

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.

What is an Affidavit and What is it Used For?

An affidavit is a document frequently prepared in litigation to provide evidence regarding the matter being determined.

What is the Tort of Family Violence? A New Remedy for Victims of Domestic Violence

In an unexpected and precedent setting case out of Ontario, a self-represented victim of domestic violence was awarded $150,000 for the violence she suffered during her marriage.

How to Get Exclusive Occupancy of the Family Home After Separating in BC

Determining who remains in the family home after separation is frequently an issue for spouses who are in the process of divorce or separation.

Getting Rid of Your Ex’s Stuff and the Liability of Doing So Upon Relationship Breakdown

Often when individuals are in the midst of a relationship breakdown, or are growing weary of a protracted separation, they can make impulsive decisions about the shared and/or personal property of their ex-partner that is in their possession.

Mediation Checklist for Divorce

In real estate, it’s ‘location, location, location’. In divorce mediation, it’s ‘preparation, preparation, preparation’.

What is Parental Alienation and How Do You Assess It?

A family breakdown can cause a child to reject a parent while developing strong alignment with the other parent following separation.

Six Essential Tips When Divorcing a Narcissist

Divorcing a narcissist can be very difficult as the process can become highly conflictual even if you are attempting to settle outside of court.

What are the different ways to settle a Divorce?

There are essentially two ways to resolve all matters between spouses: reaching an agreement, or having a decision imposed by a third party.

The Protection Order: What is it and How Does it Work?

Individuals subject to family violence in a family law case often seek a Protection Order from the court.