Family Law

Family LAW

Family relationships can present complex emotional, financial, and practical problems from their very beginning to their eventual end. Whether it be by death or by separation, the truth of the matter is that all relationships eventually do end. Smart planning and good advice is essential to obtaining timely, cost-effective, and practical solutions.

We can help you with:

  • Divorce
  • Spousal Support
  • Property Division
  • Child Support
  • Guardianship
  • Common Law Relationships
  • Parenting Arrangements and Contact
  • Adoption
  • Separation Agreements
  • Cohabitation & Pre-nuptial Agreements

Our number one goal is the achievement of the best possible outcome for you and your family.



Who Gets the Pet?

Most pet owners consider their pet to be a member of their family and not just another piece of property. Normally when separating from your…

What is the meaning of a Common Law Spouse?

Many people in Canada and British Columbia live together before becoming legally married. Some people live together while never having the intention of becoming married.…
Family law, Velletta & Company, Victoria, BC

Spousal Maintenance

Spouses, whether married or common-law, are obligated to provide spousal support or maintenance upon the breakup of their marriage. While there is an obligation to…
Separation and divorce, Family Law Lawyers Victoria BC


Can you get a “Legal Separation”? There is no such thing as “legal separation” in British Columbia. When two people, who have been living together…
Divorce and separation family law Victoria BC


The federal Divorce Act applies to all divorces in Canada. This law provides that “breakdown of the marriage” the only ground for a divorce anywhere…
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