Seamus Cowan

Family Lawyer
Initial Consult is Free. After that it's $300/hr
Seamus Cowan

Seamus Cowan

Balancing Legal Expertise with Compassion 

Seamus Cowan is a Vancouver family lawyer with extensive experience in litigation and mediation. Known for his compassionate and sensitive approach, Seamus expertly guides clients through the legal dimensions of familial conflict. 

Empowering Families Through Effective Communication 

When communication breaks down and family conflicts arise, Seamus strives to restore a degree of reasonableness early in the process. However, where this is not possible, he will resolutely advocate for his clients throughout the litigation process.

Recognizing that every individual's experience is unique, Seamus tailors his assistance according to each client's specific needs. He believes effective communication is essential for understanding and resolving client issues. He ensures every client is heard, and he keeps his clients informed about the best legal options that emerge from the progression of their files.

Seamus is experienced in a wide range of family law issues, including:

  • Divorce
  • Child and spousal support
  • Parenting
  • Property division
  • Guardianship
  • Child protection
  • Cohabitation and separation agreements
  • Protection orders

Bridging Financial Barriers to Justice

Seamus is a strong proponent of access to justice as a cornerstone of a healthy democracy. Recognizing that financial limitations can pose barriers to this access, he is committed to exploring and providing alternate legal service options, such as flat rate services or legal coaching. 

When he is not working with clients, Seamus enjoys the natural splendors of British Columbia, playing tennis, and spending time with friends and family.


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Blogs by Seamus

The Unequal Division of Family Property: Significant Unfairness in BC Family Law

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.

How is spousal support calculated for high-income earners?

Spousal support is a common consideration upon the breakdown of a marriage or cohabitation.