parenting courses

Co-Parenting Courses – Should They be Mandatory?

As of January 4, 2022, in British Columbia, parents and other family members going through separation and divorce are required to take free online parenting courses prior to appearing in court.
Christmas

SMP Law Wishes Everyone Happy Holidays!

SMP Law is wishing everyone a safe and happy holiday! Please be advised that SMP Law will be closed for the Christmas Holidays effective 12:00 p.m. on Friday December 17, 2021 through to 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 4, 2022.

SMP Law – Language and Law

Parenting arrangements have been historically referred to as custody and access. There has been much confusion about what custody and access means to parents and families and often these terms are used incorrectly.

SMP Law’s Client is Awarded over $80,000 in Total Cost!

SMP Law wins Court of Appeal case and SMP Law’s client is awarded over $80,000 in total cost! SMP Law was successful in arguing that our client was entitled to an unequal division of the matrimonial property due to the short length of the parties’ marriage.

Courts and COVID-19

Many people are inquiring about what to do with a scheduled court date now that the courts are operating so differently due to COVID-19. What do you do in the meantime until as the courts sort out when to go back to a regular schedule? These are all important questions.
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