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What Is A Hear The Child Report?

The British Columbia Hear the Child Society is a non-profit organisation that gives children the opportunity to share their views and have them considered when their best interests have been decided in the Family Justice […]

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Do I Have To Pay Spousal Support?

Unlike child support, spousal support is not automatically payable following a separation. While child support normally becomes payable following a separation based on such things as the income of the parties, the parenting time or […]

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Appeal Criminal Conviction | JSL Law Blog

Can I Appeal My Criminal Conviction?

If you have been convicted of a criminal offence, you have the right to appeal that conviction. However, the purpose of an appeal is not to retry your case. The Court of Appeal can only […]


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Do I Need A Lawyer For My ICBC Case?

If you are injured in a car accident that was not your fault, it is not mandatory to hire a lawyer and you can deal with ICBC directly. However, it may be advantageous to hire […]


Do I Need A Separation Agreement?

What is a Legal Separation? In British Columbia there is no such thing as a “legal separation”: you can separate at any time. However, having a “separation agreement” is a legal way to settle assets […]

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As A Custodial Parent, Can I Move Away With My Child | JSL Blog | Child custody

As a Custodial Parent, Can I Move Away With My Child?

If you have sole or joint custody of your child or children and are considering moving, which will make regular visitation difficult or impossible for the other parent, there are certain procedures that the law in […]


Is Having a Will Important?

The Wills Estates and Successions Act governs what happens to your property, cash and any assets left behind after your death. In legal terms, if you die without a will, you have died “intestate.” It […]

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JSL Law Blog | Can I cross the border with a criminal record?

Can I Cross The Border With A Criminal Record?

This is a difficult question with an often complicated answer. Having a criminal record may impact many different areas of your life; employment, family, travel and more. When you cross the border, you are no […]