The new BC Family Law Act — Frequently Asked Questions

This fact sheet offers answers to commonly asked questions about the new BC Family Law Act. Topics include what happens if you already have a case in the court system, how the new legal terms about parenting could affect you, and what the new rules for dividing property and debts are.

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teaching materials
separation, divorce, common-law relationship, marriage, custody, guardianship, access, child support, spousal support, dividing property, debt