My partner and I are splitting up. What now?
We've been married for over 10 years, and it ended suddenly. I have no idea where to start looking for help.
Family law is the area of the law that deals with problems couples face when they break up — how property should be divided, how any children will be cared for, whether someone needs extra money to help pay the bills, and so on. Three excellent starting points are:
The Family Law website from Legal Aid BC provides step-by-step guides and fact sheets to help with various family law issues.
JP Boyd on Family Law is a plain language, in-depth guide to family law in British Columbia.
There are also options for help.