Burnaby Family Lawyer - When your marriage or common-law relationship dissolves, numerous problems may take place. It is vital that you retain sound legal counsel and that you fully know the impact that your potential choices may have on your future. Our office offers expert advice and counsel on those matters as access, custody, property and pension division, debts and business property division. Our office is dedicated to providing you with the necessary legal assistance you need to navigate throughout the family law process fast and effectively.
With whom will your kids live? When will the children see the non-custodial parent? Who is accountable for financially support? Who will keep the matrimonial home? Who will be responsible for paying any debts incurred through the marriage? And, if you have a family business, how will the business assets be divided?
Our office would assist you in the preparation of a Separation Agreement that would give comprehensive and clear answers to these questions. A formal written agreement is recommended so that you can be free to concentrate on your new life. This Separation Agreement, once finalized, is a binding agreement on both parties.
This agreement could be included into the final Divorce Order. An uncontested divorce takes place if you and your spouse agree to divorce and have agreement concerning all major issues. An uncontested divorce could proceed quickly through a three-part application process. Our duty is to help you in the preparation of all needed papers and to file them quickly so that you can continue with your life.
Contested divorces result if you and your spouse cannot agree about the problems noted above. Court proceedings will have to address such issues through informal negotiations between parties, settlement conferences and/or trials. Our lawyers will assist you during all phases of the court procedure. Our goal is to be able to protect your rights and advocate for the best interests of you and your family.
The break up of a common-law relationship requires a different process regarding custody, support, property division and pension division issues. Our company could assist you with all issues connected to the termination of a common-law relationship.
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