Where can I find more information about parenting apart?

See the Legal Services Society (LSS) Family Law in British Columbia website for more information about parenting apart. It addresses common family law topics, including:

It also includes the following resources:

The booklet Living Together or Living Apart: Common-law relationships, marriage, separation, and divorce has information on how to work out parenting arrangements and where to get help.

Online self-help kits for parents who want to make or change an order in either Provincial Court or Supreme Court.

A section on legal aid that outlines what legal aid is and when legal aid can help with serious family law problems.

Who can help has links to services that can assist with family law problems.

Other Online Information

Clicklaw – Courthouse Libraries BC

Clicklaw provides user friendly, searchable access to key legal information, including information about family law. On the home page (“Solve Problems”), go to “Your Family” and select family law.

Clicklaw’s HelpMap can help you locate services that can assist with family law problems.

Clicklaw links you to information in other languages.

Dial-A-Law – Canadian Bar Association, B.C. Branch

Dial-A-Law is a library of scripts prepared by lawyers. It is a service of the Canadian Bar Association, B.C. Branch. It offers information on family law topics.

To read or listen on the Internet, go to the Dial-A-Law website and select family law.

Families Change – Ministry of Attorney General and Justice Education Society of BC

Families Change: Guide to Separation and Divorce is a multimedia website designed to help children and teens understand separation and divorce. It also has resources to help parents support their children.

In-person Information and Services

For in-person services, see Who Can Help?