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220 – 545 Clyde Avenue
West Vancouver, BC V7T 1C5

Phone: 778-786-0615
Fax: 778-786-0616
Email: info@bcheritagelaw.com

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The Changes to the Federal Divorce Act (Canada)

The recent changes to the Divorce Act (Canada) were implemented under Bill C-78, which received Royal Assent on June 21, 2019 and came into force on March 1, 2021.  There are a number of changes that Bill C-78 impose, and it is important to familiarize yourself with these changes as they affect your circumstances.  There [...]

By | March 12th, 2021|Access to Justice, Divorce, Family Law, Practice of Law|0 Comments

The New Lawyer, Collaborative Law, Access to Justice and COVID-19: Some Thoughts

After years of intransient and pernicious access to justice challenges, including unaffordability, delays and undue complexity, and increasing numbers of litigants representing themselves by necessity and choice, there is a growing consensus that the justice system requires fundamental reform.  As the former Supreme Court chief justice, Beverley McLachlin, recently stated: COVID-19 is highlighting for us [...]

By | April 10th, 2020|Access to Justice, Collaborative Law|0 Comments