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Family Law Sourcebook for British Columbia--ONLINE ACCESS

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The efficient way to find key principles and cases in BC family law

This publication is essential for: all lawyers who need to understand and keep current on family law in BC.

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Current to: October 1, 2018

Need to know the current state of the law on an issue in your family law file? Turn to the Family Law Sourcebook for British Columbia first to get a complete understanding of the legal principles and leading case law on all of the issues you face in BC family law. For over 25 years, this is the trusted resource that the BC bench and bar keep at their finger tips.

With this resource, you will be able to:

  • easily find the current law on issues such as care of children, child support, property division, pension division, spousal support, adoption, and child protection
  • quickly go to the leading cases so you can spend more time looking for specific decisions suited to your facts
  • understand the relationship between specific issues in the BC family law context

Buy today and save time finding your way through BC family law!

Highlights of the 2018 update:

Discussion of:

    • the meaning and scope of “family violence,” with review of recent jurisprudence (CH 2)
    • new case law regarding tests to apply and evidence to adduce on relocation applications (CH 2)
    • new case law considering assessment of income for support purposes, including high income individuals, historical patterns of income, imputation of income, and self-sufficiency (CH 3)
    • revised summary and review of developing law on excluded property, and effect of transfers of excluded property to the spouse during the relationship (CH 4)
    • the presumptive property valuation date of the trial date under Family Law Act (“FLA”) s. 87, and circumstances that displace the presumption (CH 4)
    • further developments in interpreting “significant unfairness” in the context of FLA s. 95 (CH 4)
    • when a court will order interim disposition of assets or sale of property (CH 8)
    • developing jurisprudence regarding consequences for non-disclosure of property, documents, or income, and appropriate steps to pursue compliance (CH 2, 8, and 9)

CLEBC Legal Editor
Beverley Leader
bleader@cle.bc.ca

 

 

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