Family Law in BC for Settlement Workers. Chapter 5: Property & Debt (Apr 2019)

[11:48] Lawyer Hannah DeJong explains family property: dividing it, who's entitled to it, and more in BC Family Law. For community workers, settlement workers, and others who assist families with legal issues like separation and divorce. Part 5 of 7.

Topics include:

  • Who is entitled to family property?
  • Timelines for property division
  • What is family property?
  • Family debt;

Excluded property

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Credits: Presentation by Hannah M. DeJong, Boughton Law. Filmed by Focus Audio Visual Ltd. for (Legal Aid BC. Edited by Paul Donovan, Focus Audio Visual Services Ltd., and Karen Dhanda, Legal Aid BC. Production and publication coordinated by Kate Murray, Ella Droko, Baljinder Gill, Brian Goncalves, and Bridget Greenwood, Legal Aid BC.


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