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BC Divorce Online: File for Divorce in British Columbia

We do so much online these days. The internet has made it more convenient for us to do all kinds of tasks using our computers or smartphones.   What about di…

Estranged Daughter Left Out of Will: A Case Study

A classic example of an estranged child being left out of a will is the case of LeVierge v. Whieldon. In this dispute, a daughter contested her exclusion…
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What is a Child Entitled to When a Parent Dies Without a Will?

The death of a parent can be emotionally devastating. It can also be a time of deep confusion if the parent died without a Will. When a Last Will and Testame…

Family Law Act in British Columbia: A Comprehensive Guide

Whether you are at the beginning, middle or end of a separation, you are facing difficult decisions that will affect your future. There are so many issues th…

When Does Child Support End in British Columbia?

What age do you stop paying child support in British Columbia, Canada? Many people assume that child support ends when a child reaches the age of majority. W…

How To Calculate Spousal Support in British Columbia

Calculating spousal support in British Columbia is a process that involves a multitude of factors, primarily based on the Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines…

How to Become an Administrator of an Estate Without a Will in BC

When a loved one passes away without a will, their estate needs to be managed and eventually distributed. The person who takes on this responsibility is ca…
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Does Independent Legal Advice Rebut Undue Influence?

The existence of undue influence is frequently presumed when the nature of the parties’ relationship suggests a potential for dominance. Overturning this pre…

What Am I Entitled to in a Divorce in BC

Divorce isn’t easy. So much uncertainty arises. A big question for separating spouses is “Who gets what in a divorce in BC?” It’s extremely important that yo…
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How Long Does It Take to Receive Inheritance from a Will?

How long after someone dies do you get an inheritance in Canada? What is the process of receiving an inheritance? Can an executor withhold money from a benef…
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