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July 23, 2018


Marriage Agreements Are The Best Tool For Protecting Your Wallet And Other Valuables

Why is a Marriage Agreement the best tool for protecting your wallet?  My clients tell me that while negotiating their marriage agreement, they greatly improved the depth of their understanding of their personal finances.  The number crunching helped them to evaluate their current financial health and determine how to reach their short and long term financial goals.  Most of my clients in the past had struggled to have financial discussions with their spouses.  However, during the process the couples ability to have productive financial discussions significantly improved and they felt closer as a couple.  By the time they were ready to sign the marriage agreement, they were excited because they knew that some of their current and future … Read more »

July 2, 2014


Co-Parenting Tips For Your Summer

image001Your kids love the hot summer months and being out of school, but parenting during the summer can be a ton of work.  Every parent needs to be a strategic planner co-ordinating summer school, day camps, sleep away camps and the family vacations.  The challenge of planning a summer for divorced parents or blended families is even tougher, but it can be done successfully.

I am a family lawyer in Vancouver, British Columbia and over the years I helped many clients develop parenting schedules to navigate even the sticky summer months.  First I suggest my clients bring down the tension levels and have a healthy perspective because this is only one summer in a lifetime.  Next I recommend … Read more »

March 4, 2012



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Marla Gilsig concentrates solely on family law and divorce law.
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Family Law is changing. There is a strong trend towards mediation over litigation and collaborative over advocacy.
Marla Gilsig is a Family Lawyer and a Collaborative Lawyer and an accredited Famiy Law Mediator.
Gilsig Family Law provides out of court dispute resolution services including Family Law Advice, Draft Cohabitation, Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements, Draft Separation Agreements, Collaborative Divorce Settlements, and Mediated Divorce Settlements
Family law matters dealt with include: Divorce, Common Law, Parenting Arrangements, Parenting Schedules, Contact, Property & Debt Division, Child Support, Spousal Support, and Mediation.

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