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:
- Can you move – with or without your child?
- Step-parents rights and responsibilities
- Parenting apart
- Guardianship: Parenting time and parental responsibilities
- Contact: Spending time with a child if you're not a guardian
- Do you need any legal documents to leave Canada with your children?
- If your parents separate, can you decide who you want to live with?
It also includes the following resources:
A section on legal aid that outlines what legal aid is and when legal aid can help with serious family law problems.
Other Online Information
Clicklaw – Courthouse Libraries BC
Clicklaw’s HelpMap can help you locate services that can assist with family law problems.
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?