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Child Support and Undue Hardship

Written by: Henderson Heinrichs LLP (View All Posts • View Bio) Published: May 18, 2017

Child Support is not optional

Most separating or separated parents are aware that child support is mandatory. Unfortunately, fewer parents are aware of how the court can and should reach a decision regarding how much child support they should pay. [...read full post]

Categorized: Alberta, British Columbia, Child Support, Commentary, Legislation Analysis.
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Virginia Richards

Top Tips for Form 8 Financial Statements

Written by: Virginia Richards (View All Posts • View Bio) Published: February 23, 2017

What exactly is a Form 8 and what is it meant to achieve?

A Form 8 Financial Statement is a Supreme Court form used in British Columbia by family law litigants to exchange financial information.  It has 6 parts: 1) [...read full post]

Categorized: British Columbia, Commentary, Family Law, Finances, Initial Information, Property Division.
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Joseph Broadhurst

An Update on Joint Tenancy and Confusion Regarding Excluded Property under the Family Law Act

Written by: Joseph Broadhurst (View All Posts • View Bio) Published: September 29, 2016

We have previously written about excluded property and then about emerging confusion regarding Excluded Property under the Family Law Act. As a general principle a spouse who brings an asset into a relationship is entitled to keep the value of [...read full post]

Categorized: Commentary, Legislation Analysis, Property Division.
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Joseph Broadhurst

Retroactive Child Support: 19 years or 3 years?

Written by: Joseph Broadhurst (View All Posts • View Bio) Published: August 12, 2016

Since the Supreme Court of Canada decision in D.B.S. v. S.R.G. 2006 SCC 37, retroactive child support orders have been made pretty frequently against parents who have not been paying child support in accordance with the Federal Child Support [...read full post]

Categorized: Appeals, Case Analysis, Child Support, Commentary.
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