BC FAMILY LAW ACT

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What B.C. Family Law Changes To Pension Rules Mean For You

If you are living with your significant other in B.C. and have been in a marriage-like relationship for at least two years, you are now placed in the same category as married couples with regard to pension division rules. This is a marked change from the previous law, which only applied to married couples. So what does it mean for you?
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B.C. Just Married You To Your 'Roommate'

Many couples in B.C. who live together were likely shocked to find out they were essentially married Monday morning after the province's Family Law Act came into force. One person's new car becomes "f...