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Can a Step Parent Get Custody of a Child?

Can a Step Parent Get Custody of a Child?

It is not entirely uncommon for marriage-like relationships to shift over the course of their lifespan. Many spouses who have had children during their marriage or common-law relationship are unfortunately faced with an eventual breakdown of their marriage, which...

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What Happens in Mediation for Child Custody

What Happens in Mediation for Child Custody

When facing a separation or divorce, the welfare of any children involved typically remains a top priority for both spouses. Additionally, this remains a top priority for the courts as well.  Navigating a divorce or separation is already a challenging experience....

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Can Divorce Be Denied in Canada?

Can Divorce Be Denied in Canada?

Divorce is rarely something any couple wants to endure but nevertheless, divorce can be all too common. In fact, according to Statistics Canada, 38% (4 out of 10) of first-time marriages end in divorce. It may come as no surprise then that many married couples may...

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A Guide to Common Law Separation in BC

A Guide to Common Law Separation in BC

There can sometimes be some confusion around the concept of 'common law' and what it entails. While the laws may vary slightly in each province, in BC common law is viewed in a very defined way. Many people may not be aware that they are even in a common-law...

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How to Calculate Spousal Support

How to Calculate Spousal Support

Separation or divorce can be a challenging experience to navigate. There are many things to consider during this time and perhaps one of the most significant is the issue of spousal support. If you’re wanting to learn more about calculating spousal support and what it entails, read on for more information.

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