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Lana Shparberg

Lana Shparberg

Nobody gets ‘Custody’ anymore

At one point in time, parents fought over “Custody” – but not anymore. In British Columbia, the law with respect to children and parenting changed drastically when the Family Law Act came into effect in March of 2013. The new Act eliminated the old concepts…

Practical First Steps in Divorce

There are a few first practical steps which should be taken before or during the separation and in anticipation of divorce: 1.Change mailing address:     As soon as you suspect that you and your partner will be separating, no…

Mediate or Litigate Many clients face a dilemma – do they engage with their spouse in front of a neutral third party to try to work things through – or, do they retain a lawyer to commence proceedings in order…

Common Child Support Questions

Child support is the right of the child. It is not a right of the custodial parent. The obligation to pay child support arises automatically, even if there is no agreement or Court Order. Who Must Pay Child SupportThe non-custodial…