Family Law

Our successful team of family lawyers includes experts in mediation, collaborative family law, and family law litigation.

Family Law for the Benefit of All Involved

Your family is your first priority, and your priorities are ours. Consequently, at Stevenson Luchies & Legh we provide all the support you need when facing the complications of a divorce, a separation, or of a pre-nuptial agreement, for example. Our successful team of family lawyers includes experts in mediation, collaborative family law, and family law litigation.

Because the last thing anyone wants is a long, messy, and painful court case, we want to keep you out of the courtroom. That is why we approach family law with the intention of finding creative solutions. If this is not possible, we can represent you loyally with the best in-court services when necessary.

Our family lawyers can assist you with:

  • Composing prenuptial agreements
  • Resolving child custody and child access issues
  • Obtain spousal support and child support
  • Handling the division of assets within a family or common-law relationship
  • Arranging for the removal of a spouse from a family home
  • Obtaining restraining orders, or limiting the contact of a spouse
  • Obtaining a paternity order
  • Providing counsel on adoption proceedings

At Stevenson Luchies & Legh, we have successfully represented hundreds of family law cases in Victoria, B.C. and beyond. Whatever your family needs, we can offer professional, courteous, and sensitive legal advice and support.

FAQ – Family Law
Frequently Asked Family Law Questions
My spouse and I are separating. Should I move out of the house?

No. Moving out of the family home is one of many factors that can give your spouse the upper hand should a legal battle commence. It is best to contact your lawyer before moving out.

When should I retain a Family Lawyer?

Seek counsel within the first year of separation. While you may desire a reconciliation, it is wise to be prepared with proactive solutions.

What steps should I take when separating?

It is important to make sure that you keep yourself protected financially while a settlement is reached. Be sure to take care of all bills, credit lines and anything else that may be shared with your spouse. Make sure to give them ample warning of such changes so that they can make their own preparations.

It is important to keep records of your finances and also of your access to children. In cases of abuse, catalog any instances of harassment or other problems that may occur.

Most importantly, listen to your lawyer. It is easy to become overwhelmed or distracted in such a situation. Our team has been through many cases and is here to guide you through a very difficult time. Be sure to heed their wise counsel.

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