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Family Law 

Do you have a family law matter where you need assistance with any of the following questions and decisions?

  • How are we going to support ourselves financially now that we are dividing our household from one to two?
  • What is the parenting schedule going to look like for our kids?
  • How are we going to make decisions about our children?
  • How are we going to divide our assets?
  • What are we going to do about our debt?
  • How does the new BC Family Law Act affect us as separated spouses?

When you are looking for your lawyer for your family law matter, you need more than the usual regarding legal assistance. You need outstanding legal representation.

Whether you need a lawyer to powerfully represent you in the courtroom, or if you could use some help negotiating a settlement that works, we can help at Hemminger Law Group Westshore.

At Hemminger Law Group Westshore we approach each case differently based upon each client’s unique needs and interests. It all depends on you, the client. 

When hiring a lawyer for your family matter, you want to make sure you have hired the right person. That is why we offer a half-hour no obligation consultation. We want you to get a clear understanding of our experience, our passion, and our commitment to providing outstanding legal service and delivering outstanding results for our clients and their cases.

We have highly trained staff that work hard hand in hand with your lawyer to see your matter resolved. 

We call ourselves "More Than Your Ordinary Law Firm" because, as lawyers, we go the extra mile for our clients. 

Seriously, we are good at this stuff.

How Can A Family Law Lawyer Help You?

A family law lawyer can benefit you by assisting in reaching a formal and binding agreement with your ex-spouse. This binding agreement, called a separation agreement, is often negotiated in a relatively informal process like a 4-way meeting or mediation.

Even though the process can be informal, the ultimate result is formal, in that the resulting separation agreement is legally binding and enforceable agreement. It is legally enforceable just like a court order. 

There are other times, however, when an informal process will not work. Sometimes cases need to go to court. Like when the parties cannot agree on a matter that is essential.

For example, a party may refuse to agree to pay the support they are required to pay under the law, and the other party feels they have no choice but to proceed to court for a binding decision. In other instances, the parents cannot agree on what is in the best interests of the children for their parenting plan. In these cases, they ask a judge to make the decision for them. 

At Hemminger Law Group Westshore we are very experienced in the courtroom. 

If you are looking for a lawyer, please contact us at Hemminger Law Group at 250-220-8686.

This article is written by Val Hemminger, lawyer 

Please see below video to see Val Hemminger talk about the Hemminger Law Group Westshore and how we help with family law matters.

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