The Family Law Act explained

Last updated on June 29, 2022

The resource provides:

  • The meaning and intention of each section of the Family Law Act as it was implemented in 2013
  • Information on where each section replaced, changed or carried over a section of the Family Relations Act

For more information on the Family Law Act, see Family Justice.

These resources are provided to help the legal community and public transition from the Family Relations Act to the Family Law Act. They do not include amendments that have been made to the act. They are not intended as legal advice and should not be relied upon for those purposes.

Family Justice

Family Justice provides general information about family law in B.C. It has information for people considering changes in their family relationships such as separation and divorce.

Family Law in British Columbia

Family Law in British Columbia provides legal information about separation and divorce, parenting, custody and access, and other family law topics.