BC Family Law Case Law Updates. Chapter 1: Separation Date; Asset Disposal (Oct 2019)

[13:30] Lawyer Agnes Huang (Saltwater Law) discusses case law on date of separation and restraint on asset disposal. For community workers and advocates. Part 1 of 8. Topics include:

  • Communicating the intention to separate
  • Disagreements about date of separation
  • Can parties be separated even if they still live together?
  • Marriage-like relationship while not living together
  • Talking to a divorce lawyer not indication of separation
  • Date of separation important for property purposes
  • Freezing order, restraining order on assets
  • Getting orders to release certain assets

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Credits: Presentation by Agnes Huang, Saltwater Law. Filmed and edited by Paul Donovan, Focus Audio Visual Services Ltd., Production and publication coordinated by Kate Murray, Bridget Greenwood, Baljinder Gill, Ella Droko, and Brian Goncalves, Legal Aid BC. Thumbnail design by Caitlin Kuo and Brian Goncalves, Legal Aid BC.


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