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Family Law Update 2016

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"Last Kick at the Can" Rebroadcasts
1. Thursday, December 8, 2016; 11:45 am – 12:45 pm
2. Wednesday, December 14, 2016; 11:45 am – 12:45 pm

(Original course: Tuesday, May 24, 2016)

Who should attend: Both specialists and non-specialists practicing in the area of family law and looking for a concise update on the latest legal developments.

Learning level: All levels

Too busy to attend a full-day course on family law? Then participate in this short online program, and hear one year of developments in 1 hour! You will learn about...

  • Property Division: tracing excluded property and the presumption of advancement, including a discussion on the recent Court of Appeal decision V.J.F. v. S.K.W., 2016 BCCA 186, and its potential impact on property division under the Family Law Act 
  • Parental Alienation: appropriate forms of evidence and available remedies
  • Jurisdiction and Conflicts of Law: a recent interpretation of “ordinary resident” and the interaction between the Family Law Act and the Child, Family and Community Service Act
  • Judicial Interpretation of the Terms: “significant unfairness” and “material change in circumstances”
  • Appropriate procedure to set aside or vary a Separation Agreement

This course is part of a series composed of four "year in review" updates in select areas of law. For each practice area, we will provide you with an update of the most significant legal developments which have taken place in the past 12 months. This online series is based on the 2016 edition of CLEBC's Annual Review of Law & Practice.

Register for any of the four programs in this series and receive 20% off the purchase price of the 2016 edition of Annual Review of Law & Practice when you order both the course and the book at the same time. See special pricing below and Contact Customer Service to order at the special price.

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 1 hour. There are NO hours containing aspects of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management.

Alexander J. Boland — Pryke Lambert Leathley Russell LLP, Richmond
Leisha A. Murphy — Connect Family Law, Vancouver


1. "Last Kick at the Can" Rebroadcast
: $100

Registration includes an electronic copy of the Family Law chapter of Annual Review of Law & Practice.

2. The book Annual Review of Law & Practice 2016
*Book ONLY: $160 | Book (when purchased with course): $128 (SAVE $32). Contact Customer Service to order at the special price.

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Rob Seto, Director of Programs

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