Family Law

Mother who let her two boys sleep in her bed has them taken away by judge

2017-02-13T19:22:05-07:00February 13th, 2017|Family Law|

Different cultures have varying customs on when children should have a regular bed of their own. Intact families are left to their own choices on this usually without interference from the state. The issue becomes critical when a mother in a custody dispute  enmeshes  her children by keeping them in her bed. I call that an aspect of emotional

Opposing Lawyer

2015-06-12T13:41:57-07:00June 12th, 2015|Family Law|

It is human nature to want to trust someone coming forward on behalf of your X offering to help resolve problems which have vexed you for some time. When that person is her lawyer be careful not to fall into one of two possible situations: The lawyer may seem to be a really good, polite,

Globe & Mail Reports on Call for Family Law Overhaul

2013-03-29T09:01:08-07:00March 29th, 2013|Family Law|

Report to Supreme Court chief justice calls for family law overhaul Article by KIRK MAKIN Published in the Globe & Mail An unreleased report commissioned by the country’s top judge is urging a radical overhaul of Canada’s family law system. The report to Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin, scheduled for release next month, calls for restructuring

Divorce Information for Children

2012-07-06T15:49:27-07:00July 6th, 2012|Divorce Information, Family Law|

The Department of Justice in Canada has an excellent section on their website called Supporting Families, with information for parents and children going through a divorce. The "What Happens Next" booklet for children can be viewed here, and the 2012 calendar that goes with it is available here. The booklet is written for children between

Welcome to the Divorce for Men Blog

2012-07-04T04:38:45-07:00July 4th, 2012|Divorce Information, Family Law|

Over the coming months, we will be providing information, and answers to commonly asked questions regarding divorce and the legal system. Listed below are some of the subjects we will be covering.   Topics involving divorce and the law will include: Introduction to Family Law Separation vs. Divorce The Divorce Process The BC legal system