Separation & Divorce

Information about the differences between marriage and marriage-like (common-law) relationships in BC, how to prepare to separate from a marriage or marriage-like relationship, and how to do your own divorce without going to court.

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Family Law in BC website, family law, divorce & separation, separation, divorce, children, custody & access/parenting, finances after separation, family court, dividing debt & property, family law agreements, child support, spousal support