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  • Spousal Support

    Spousal support and property division can be two of the most difficult areas of family law. Spousal support determination in British Columbia is complex because there are many different conditions to take into consideration including the occupation of each spouse during the marriage, the length of the marriage, age, physical health and the career potential […]
  • Determination of Income

    Determining income accurately for child support and spousal support purposes is not always straightforward. At Courtyard Law, we tackle the complex issues involved in defending or questioning a stated amount of income. Our lawyers regularly achieve positive outcomes for clients on both sides of these complicated matters throughout British Columbia. Tax Return vs. Family Law […]
  • Child Custody

    Establishing child custody and access can be one of the most challenging issues arising from divorce or separation. If parents are unable to decide where the children will live, how often each parent will have access to the children, and how decisions about the children will be made in the future, then the courts will […]
  • Adoption

    Adoption A significant change in a family such as divorce, remarriage or same sex-marriage sometimes results in a child being adopted. At Courtyard Law & Quay Law Centre, we assist clients in a variety of family situations with adoption, including agency adoptions. It is important to consult a knowledgeable lawyer as early as possible if […]
  • Third Party Rights

    For many children, their grandparents play a significant role in their lives. When a divorce, separation or another family event occurs, the relationship between a child and grandparent can be affected. While a grandparent or other relative’s rights are not the same as a parent’s rights in matters of child access and custody, in rare […]
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