Your time-saving tool for drafting family law agreements
This publication is essential for: lawyers and mediators drafting family law agreements
Current to: December 1, 2020
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.
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
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Highlights of the 2021 Update include:
- tax advice and case law updated to December 1, 2020
- revisions anticipating the implementation of the Divorce Act changes in 2021 and discussion of the new family law arbitration provisions added to Part 2, Division 4 of the Family Law Act
- discussion of developments in the law and drafting considerations related to interim agreements, oral agreements, and agreements specifying travel arrangements for children for parenting time, and any restrictions on those contractual arrangements, particularly in times of pandemic
- discussion of the developing use of fines to enforce family law arrangements, as well as on judicial developments and directions respecting conduct orders, protection orders and injunctions, and advice concerning practical considerations in drafting agreements to address these issues
- initial drafting advice for other forms of family law agreements (such as adoption, surrogacy and assisted reproduction arrangements)
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CLEBC Legal Editor
Thomas G. Anderson, QC — Barrister and Solicitor (Retired), North Vancouver