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What are the Advantages of a Separation Agreement? Vancouver BC Family Lawyer Answers Your Questions


What is a Separation Agreement?  A separation agreement is a written binding contract of how a couple, common law or married, have settled the issues arising from the end of their relationship.  In British Columbia spouses are separated pursuant to the BC Family Law Act, if a spouse has communicated to the other spouse that he or she had decided that the spousal relationship has ended and even if the spouses are still living in the same home.  If you have separated, and if you have children, assets, debts, pensions, businesses or need financial support, it is best to have formal written agreement.  Separation and separation agreements have a serious and long-lasting impact on your legal rights Read more »

July 17, 2012



About Marla Gilsig Vancouver Family Lawyer Services

GILSIG Family Law is a Law Firm owned and operated by Marla B. Gilsig, Barrister and Solicitor, in Vancouver, British Columbia.  Marla brings a unique combination of legal experience and perspective to the family law process.  Her daily focus is negotiating settlements and drafting family law agreements including cohabitation, marriage, and separation agreements.  Having taken training in Collaborative Law Practice and certified as a Family Law Mediator, Marla offers her clients alternatives to litigation and recognizes that collaborative law or mediation can assist in resolving disputes in a timely and economical way.


The Firm prides itself on promoting a culture in which the Firm’s clients have constant access to the lawyer and … Read more »