Family Law Sourcebook for British Columbia
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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
Current to: November 1, 2019
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! View a sample from this book!
Highlights of the 2019 Update include:
- alerts to pending Divorce Act amendments
- new case law considering the views of the child in determining the best interests of the child (chapter 2)
- new case law on the effect of transfer of ownership on excluded property, including a list or relevant facts the court considers when considering whether the transfer of excluded property was intended as a gift (chapter 4)
- new case law on the division of property including: what constitutes family property, tracing principles, the effect of the presumption of advancement, the valuation date of property, and significant unfairness in the equal division of property (chapter 4)
- new case law on the enforceability of oral agreements regarding property division (chapter 7)
- new case law on penalties for failure to provide financial disclosure (chapter 9)
- incorporation of amendments to the Child, Family and Community Service Act
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CLEBC Legal Editor
Jennifer M. Hicks