Separating from a spouse or partner is difficult. Even though most people recognize that nearly half of all spousal relationships will end prematurely, it can be a big surprise when it happens in our own relationship.

“I’m just looking for more information...in case I decide that I do want to separate...” is the start of many family law consultations.


Daniel Siegel

In a recent professional development course attended by Lisa Sirlin, Family Lawyer

child support reviewMost people contemplating the breakdown of relationship where children are involved will be at least somewhat familiar with the Child Support Guidelines.

divorce status

Clients sometimes ask whether moving to another country would have an impact on the status of divorce.

Clients sometimes ask if their marriage, performed overseas, is considered a valid marriage in Canada (and in BC).