Highlights of The New Family Law Act: Laurelly Dale’s Top 6 Must-Know Items

December 5, 2012

Laurelly Dale, B.A., L.L.B., Dye & Durham’s In-House Counsel & Manager of Court Registry Support Services, recently published an article in the BC Paralegal Association newsletter, Paralegal Press.

The article, New Family Law Act, discusses important changes to BC’s family law legislation that will come into effect in March 2013, including:

  • Changes that came into force November 4, 2012 regarding the term “spouse”
  • Family dispute resolution
  • “Best Interests of the Child” and mobility rights
  • Family violence
  • Property division and the term “significantly unfair”
  • Rule and form changes

Read the whole article starting on page 24 of the Paralegal Press Winter 2012/2013 issue.

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