British Columbia Family Practice Manual--ONLINE



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Your A to Z guide to family law practice and procedure

This publication is essential for: lawyers who need to understand family law practice and procedure

Current to: February 1, 2024

There are many decisions to make about how to proceed in a family law file—which Act applies, should you mediate or start an action, and which court should you proceed in? Let the British Columbia Family Practice Manual be your guide to the choices to make, the steps to follow in a process, the time limits that govern, and the forms you need to complete. With analysis of case law on procedural issues as well as specialized chapters on indigenous family law issues, adoption, and child protection, this manual provides you with the direction you need to confidently advise and manage your family law clients' issues.  

With an online subscription to British Columbia Family Practice Manual, your firm will be able to:

  • conveniently access detailed guidance at any time and from any location, search for relevant information, link directly to significant legislation, case law, and websites, and download precedents
  • smoothly navigate family law processes such as settlement, obtaining interim relief, trial and trial alternatives, obtaining costs, drafting and enforcing orders, and appeals
  • save time drafting court documents by accessing over 200 family law forms and precedents
  • effectively maintain your family law files by using file management checklists

Buy today and have the support you need to run your family law practice! View a sample from this book!

Highlights of the 2024 Update include:

  • introduction of a new chapter covering practice and procedure for fertility law and assisted reproduction
  • summary and analysis of the recent changes to the federal Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act, as well as consequential amendments to the Supreme Court Family Rules and Provincial Court Family Rules, providing for new mechanisms to obtain information in connection with family law provisions in orders and agreements
  • updates regarding new and amended statutory provisions and processes relevant to family practice, including the recent changes to the Family Law Act regarding property division, and new case planning conferences under the Supreme Court Family Rules
  • revised discussion and recent case law on, among other things, family violence, recordings as evidence, summary trials, jurisdiction for challenging orders and agreements, setting aside property division agreements, and adoption of an Indigenous child
  • commentary on amendments to the Child, Family and Community Service Act arising from the Indigenous Self-Government in Child and Family Services Amendment Act
  • new and updated forms and precedents, including revisions to the Supreme Court Family Rules forms to change "Master" to "Associate Judge"; revisions to the Provincial Court Family Rules forms to address companion animals; amended Court of Appeal forms; new forms under the Provincial Court (Child, Family and Community Service Act) Rules respecting Indigenous authorities and director withdrawal; and a revised sample form of a Parenting Coordination Agreement

Annual subscription rates are based on firm size. A monthly payment option is available.

Online subscribers can purchase a print copy of British Columbia Family Practice Manual for 35% off its regular price.

Firm Size Price/year*
Solo $175
2 to 4 $213
5 to 9 $245
10 to 19 $295
20 to 39 $337
40 to 69 $370
70 + $412

*For non-law firm pricing, please contact CLEBC Customer Service.

Discover all of our Family Law resources here

CLEBC Legal Editor
Edie Ryan
eryan@cle.bc.ca

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