It’s all about the best interests of the child

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On behalf of Ganapathi Law Group posted in divorce on Friday, October 14, 2016. When the court is faced with making important parenting decisions, they focus solely on the best interests of the child. This comes into play in the following situations: Child custody, including who can have contact with the child. Parenting time. Parental responsibilities. Guardianship. As a parent, you need to get … Read More

Questions related to a family law protection order

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On behalf of Ganapathi Law Group posted in Family Law on Monday, November 14, 2016. If you are interested in applying for a family law protection order, you are not the only person in this position. As difficult as it may be to move forward, you realize one thing to be true: It is in your best interest. Fortunately, once you answer all the … Read More

Obtaining a court order in regards to a maintenance orde

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On behalf of Ganapathi Law Group posted in Family Law on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. While there are many resources for British Columbia residents to rely on in regards to a maintenance order, it’s important to know which steps to take based on your current situation. You must know how to word the maintenance order. Some of the most important details to include are … Read More

Protecting your property in the divorce process

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On behalf of Ganapathi Law Group posted in property division on Monday, October 10, 2016. When many people hear about restraining orders, they often think of things like child protection orders. These court orders are meant to protect children when there are allegations of abuse or neglect. However, did you know that the British Columbia Supreme Court can make an interim order about your … Read More

Research reveals trending divorce patterns

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On behalf of Ganapathi Law Group posted in divorce on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. Like other life events, it seems that divorce filings follow a pattern. Researchers in the United States took a look at divorce filings, analyzing them for 14 years. The data revealed that more people in America file for divorce in March and August than at any other time in a … Read More

The basics of a family law protection order in British Columbia

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On behalf of Ganapathi Law Group posted in Family Law on Monday, August 29, 2016. Ignoring the warning signs or the threat of family violence can leave you and your children at great risk. It is sometimes difficult for those at risk to believe the threat is real; after all, they share love and family with this person. However, the statistics show that family violence is … Read More

Group petitions BC Premier for grandparent caregiver support

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On behalf of Ganapathi Law Group posted in Family Law on Friday, August 26, 2016. In British Columbia and other Canadian regions, many grandparents have been tasked with the responsibility of raising their grandchildren. Estimates indicate that more than 11,000 families in B.C. alone are headed by grandparents. While grandparents should be applauded for taking on the obligation of raising yet another family, they … Read More

How does property division work in British Columbia?

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On behalf of Ganapathi Law Group posted in property division on Friday, August 19, 2016. The way property is divided for couples who are divorcing or separating in British Columbia is fairly straightforward in writing. However, as people in the midst of a divorce know, it can still be a frustrating and emotional experience. Under the Family Law Act, you and your spouse or … Read More

Child safety and parental relocation after divorce

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On behalf of Ganapathi Law Group posted in divorce on Thursday, August 18, 2016. As parents, most people would do anything required to keep their children safe from harm. As understandable as this is, citizens of British Columbia must still abide by the laws the government has set forth, even when working to protect children. Parental relocation after divorce or separation is one issue … Read More

Vancouver family law and protecting your children

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On behalf of Ganapathi Law Group posted in Family Law on Saturday, August 13, 2016. The family law field covers a very wide range of legal matters from divorce to child custody matters and everything in between. Two things that remain in focus throughout all of these issues are the preservation of family and the protection of children. Hopefully, you will never need to become … Read More