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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.


Family law, Velletta & Company, Victoria, BC

Spousal Maintenance

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Property Division

Upon divorce or separation, family property and debt gets divided, but each spouse keeps their own excluded property. The law assumes spouses will share family…
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Common Law Relationships and Separation

Even if you are not married, if you live with another person in a marriage-like relationship that person may be considered your spouse. In order…
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Child Support

Child support or child maintenance Each parent and guardian of a child has a duty to provide support for the child, unless the child has…
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