Your time-saving tool for drafting family law agreements
This publication is essential for: lawyers and mediators drafting family law agreements.
Current to: January 1, 2019
Drafting family law agreements requires careful consideration and can be time-consuming, especially when you may not have a large collection of clauses to choose from. With Family Law Agreements—Annotated Precedents, you have access to carefully considered precedents of some of BC’s most accomplished family law lawyers. To help you draft effective agreements, this tool gives you sample clauses, commentary explaining the law and best use of the clauses, and tax advisories throughout. The online version features CLEBC’s document builder which allows you to select clauses to build and save agreements to download into your files.
With this resource, you will be able to:
- conveniently build a collection of family law clauses that are updated annually
- quickly access a wide-range of clauses to fit your client’s situation
- understand the tax considerations when advising on specific arrangements for a family law agreement
Buy today to access your ready-made family law clause bank! View a sample from this book!
Highlights of the 2019 Update include:
- discussion of:
- the new tax on split income (TOSI) rules and the potential impact on separations
- good faith and reliance in family law agreements
- managing pension benefits earned outside Canada
- Bill C-78 and proposed changes to the Divorce Act
- new and revised sample clauses, including those treating:
- agreements reached through mediation
- specifying weekday and weekend parenting time
- introducing children of the relationship to new partners
- special or extraordinary expenses for educational and recreational programs
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CLEBC Legal Editor
Thomas G. Anderson, QC — Barrister & Solicitor, North Vancouver