The Emergence of Cryptocurrency
The growing ubiquity of electronic communications over the past two decades has had a profound impact on the way we practice law. No longer are we sending letters to opposing counsel by mail or courier; rather, [...read full post]
Categorized: Commentary, Debt, Divorce, Finances, Income, Tax.
Tags: bitcoin, cryptocurrency.
If there’s debt, make sure you have a lawyer
In an earlier post, I explained why it is important to have a lawyer for a separation agreement even if the two parties have agreed on everything. It is even [...read full post]
Categorized: Debt, Finances, Separation.
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.
Duty to disclose and steps to taken when a spouse refuses to provide financial information
Full financial disclosure is an essential element to the resolution of any family claim involving support orders or the division of property. “Non-disclosure or delayed [...read full post]
Categorized: British Columbia, Family Law, Finances, Procedure.
When you have been married for some time, you may want to leave your spouse a large share of your estate in your Will. However, if that relationship goes sour, it’s likely your feelings about who should inherit your assets [...read full post]
Categorized: Alberta, Common Law, Divorce, Edmonton, Family Law, Finances, Property Division, Separation, Wills and Estates.