What if one party doesn't live in BC? (interjurisdictional issues)

This fact sheet describes a few examples of interjurisdictional issues and what would happen in each situation, including cases begun in BC before one party left the province, cases where the children are in another province, and beginning a case in BC even though one party is outside the province.

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party living outside BC, interjurisdictional issues, court order, divorce, separation, custody, guardianship, access, child support, spousal support, Family Law in BC website, international