Your Rights and Options

Explains the law about dividing family property or debt fairly when spouses separate, and what to do if you believe your agreement might be unfair. Provides information about:

  • how to prepare a financial statement for court
  • how to manage your case and work with a lawyer
  • where to get free legal help, including resources on the Legal Aid BC Family Law website

Produced in collaboration with West Coast LEAF (Legal Education and Action Fund) to improve women’s access to justice in family law cases.

The other language versions don't include the most recent minor changes and updates that appear in the English version.

Separation & divorce