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Separation and Divorce

David
C. Halkett

PARTNER

Remington
Roxborough

ASSOCIATE

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Our experienced lawyers can help you separate from a partner, negotiate terms and file all the documents necessary for a legal separation. We understand that separation and divorce can often be stressful and sometimes even traumatic for our clients. 

Our lawyers are both patient and compassionate, and dedicated to you during separation processes, court proceedings and negotiations.

The information provided below deals with legal marriage separations. Common law arrangements may have their own rules, and you can learn more about them, here.

If you and/or your spouse decide that a separation is in order, then you will benefit from contacting a lawyer at the earliest possible stage. For legal advice on how best to proceed with your separation in BC, please contact the lawyers at McQuarrie. You can begin arranging a consultation by filling out our form, here.

Steps To Take Before Separating From A Partner

  • Create a comprehensive catalog of your and your spouse’s assets and liabilities
  • Create a comprehensive catalog of monthly expenses
  • Create a parenting plan for your children
  • Collect and arrange income information

Don’t be concerned if you are unsure, or don’t have the time, to gather all of this information. Our lawyers can also manage this step if needed.

If you and/or your spouse decide that a separation is in order, then you will benefit from contacting a lawyer at the earliest possible stage. For legal advice on how best to proceed with your separation, please contact the lawyers at McQuarrie. Book your free consultation by filling out our form here or call us at 604.581.7001.

How We Assist With Separations

Our lawyers can assist you with all steps, and at every stage, of separation and divorce in BC. If you are considering a divorce, but want to understand the separation laws in BC before you begin, our lawyers would be happy to answer all of your questions during a private consultation. We can help you understand how a separation is likely to affect your rights or financial status.

If you’re ready to seperate, our lawyers can support you both inside and outside of the courtroom. We’ll work with you to understand your rights, and create a strategy for pursuing them. We do everything we can to ensure that you are treated fairly in the division of property or in the creation of child custody plans.

How We Assist With Divorces

Our dedicated family law lawyers can assist you with all steps, and at every stage, of separation and divorce proceedings including:

  • Child custody and guardianship
  • Division of property and assets
  • Child and spousal support

If you are considering a divorce, it is important that you are aware of and understand the separation laws in British Columbia before you begin the process.  Our family law lawyers are here to help answer all of your questions during a free consultation. We can help you understand how a separation is likely to affect your rights and financial status.

If you’re ready to divorce, our lawyers can support you both inside and outside of the courtroom. We’ll work with you to understand your rights, and create a strategy for pursuing them. We do everything we can to ensure that you are treated fairly in the division of property and assets, or in the creation of child custody plans and child support and spousal payment plans.

Our family law litigators are also ready to assist you with enforcing any past agreements or judgements.

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High Net Worth Separation and Divorce

If you are a high-income earner, entrepreneur, or professional who owns a business or a professional corporation, you need legal advice that is specific to your needs and net-worth situation. Often times, separation and divorce cases involving significant assets, whether business or personal, are highly complex and go beyond just the family law matter at hand.

When you choose McQuarrie’s family law lawyers to assist with your separation or divorce, you benefit from the resources of a comprehensive, multi-service firm, including experts in:

  • Wealth & Estate Planning,
  • Corporate & Commercial Litigation and,
  • Business Law.

Where needed we will call on the expertise of our in-house lawyers in these areas to assist with your separation and divorce.  Collectively we can resolve your family law matters with the understanding of your wealth preservation and business continuity concerns.

With McQuarrie, you will have peace of mind knowing that every angle of your specific circumstances is being considered and covered to minimize your financial exposure and protect your rights.

Call 604.581.7001 today for your free consultation with one of our Family Law lawyers, or complete our contact form.

David
C. Halkett

PARTNER

Remington
Roxborough

ASSOCIATE

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