with special focus on child alienation
Our Top* Vancouver custody lawyers take great interest in child custody cases. We advise you on acting in your child’s best interests when negotiating child custody, parenting time and contact arrangements with the other parent. We help you through challenging situations involving child alienation, family violence, child abduction and relocation. We know of top of the line child development research that will make sure the best interests of your children are preserved in cases of separation.
Common Law Spouses
Our Top Vancouver common law lawyers* explain that the BC Family Law Act expanded the definition of spouse in 2013. Are your rights as a common law couple the same as those who are married? Will you obtain the same level of spousal support or property division even if you are not married?
Our Top Vancouver spousal support lawyers explain that the court orders spousal support based upon the particular facts of a given case. We can help amend, terminate or enforce an existing spousal support order. Are you entitled to means and needs, compensatory or contractual support? Let us explain these concepts to you.
Drawing on our Vancouver child support lawyers' substantial experience, we calculate child support in accordance with your individual circumstances. Our team anticipates the rulings of the court in regards to special and extraordinary expenses and in deciding whether to diverge from the guidelines.
Trial is not necessary in all divorces. Our Top Vancouver property division lawyers believe in your best interests, recommend settlement, mediation or arbitration to reach equitable divorce terms. We also provide counsel on matters related to marriage, cohabitation and separation agreements. How should you negotiate a settlement effectively? What is the best way to resolve your case given your unique circumstances? Let us help.
Our Top Vancouver appeal lawyers explain that an appeal is not another trial, but rather a chance to correct errors made at trial. You only have 30 days from the date you receive your judgment to file a notice of appeal, so we recommend consulting with YLaw immediately so we have an opportunity to review your case and draft the appeal.
Our Top Vancouver Family Lawyers know that trial is not necessary in all divorces. If we believe it is in your best interests, our family lawyers recommend settlement, mediation or arbitration to reach equitable divorce terms. We also provide counsel on matters related to marriage, cohabitation and separation agreements. Let us help.
and Civil Litigation
Our cutting-edge trial firm represents clients in criminal defense and civil litigation. Our top Vancouver criminal lawyers appear in BC courtrooms weekly. We have refined our advocacy skills and strategic approach to dispute resolution through years of experience.