Vancouver Family Lawyer

Marital and family law can require extra care and consideration because of the emotional aspects involved in dissolving marriages, determining child custody and dividing property. Whether you and your spouse have committed to resolve your marriage dissolution outside of court or you are facing a divorce battle in court, we have the experience to provide you with the advocacy you need.

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Deciding to end your marriage is not an easy choice.  Issues such as dividing property, debt, alimony  and child custody or child support  battles further complicate the process. Choosing a divorce lawyer to represent you can help speed up the process and ensure you are satisfied with the outcome.

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Qualified Domestic Relation Order

A Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) is an order that is included in a divorce settlement when dealing with a person’s retirement fund.  The QDRO establishes your soon to be ex, the right to receive a designated of your retirement benefit plan.

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Why Consider a Family Lawyer?

A family law attorney helps guide you through the many legal issues facing couples, parents and their children.  Family law lawyers work with these individuals who are engaged or already married to help create pre-nuptial agreements or postnuptial agreements.  Family law attorneys also work with families or individuals who are wanting to go through the adoption process.  Lastly, family lawyers work with couples who are wanting a divorce and assisting negotiating a divorce agreement, including child custody, child support, visitation rights, alimony, palimony and the division of property and debts.

Benefits of a Family Lawyer

  • Successfully Manage the Process

    Family law issues can be very complex and stressful issue.  It is essential that you know what your rights are and that you understand your benefits.   A family law lawyer can help you successfully manage this process and ensure that your goals are met.  

  • Avoid Delays

    By hiring a family lawyer, a person can avoid paperwork and all other problems that could cause delays.  While the court does provide documents, there can still be issues with completing the right forms and providing adequate documentation and information.

  • See the big Picture

    Family law lawyers have seen and heard it all.  They have seen issues that are much worse than yours, and are able to reframe issues for you.  Often times it easy to lose site and get bogged down.  Family law lawyers are able to help you keep the big picture in mind, and work on the best solution for you.

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Divorce Lawyer - Health Care

Custody Considerations – Health Care

One often overlooked aspect of the divorce process is who pays for our child’s health care.  This is something that most people don’t think about until they already need to use it, but is an important issue.  Most likely, the judge presiding over your case will require all minor children to carry some form of […]