Divorce, child custody, property division, and support cases can pose difficult legal issues for those already struggling with emotional turmoil at the end of a relationship. These unique circumstances require the knowledge and skill of Lindsay Kenney’s family law lawyers who can protect you and your family from the legal and financial risks inherent in any separation.
LK Law’s Family Law Group focuses on protecting your rights while achieving positive results. With a wide range of services, we can assist you with basic and complex issues arising from the breakdown of a marriage or common law relationship, including:
- Child and spousal support payments
- Cohabitation (prenups) and separation agreements
- Custody, guardianship, and parenting time disputes
- Family Maintenance Enforcement Program disputes
- Grandparental parenting time, contact and access
- Property and debt division
- Protecting business interests
- Relocation with a child
- Tax implications upon marriage breakdown
- The involvement of child protection social workers or the Ministry of Children and Family Development
Outside of court, our family law lawyers assist clients in resolving disputes through negotiation and mediation, and can help formalize agreements between parties by drafting marriage, cohabitation, or separation agreements.
Our lawyers also litigate simple and complex cases through trial, and have appeared at all levels of court in British Columbia and at the Supreme Court of Canada. We can work with clients in over ten languages to ensure you receive the assistance you need.
In Vancouver, our Family Law Group is led by partner Angela Thiele who has practiced family law for over 30 years. Ms. Thiele was counsel for one of the first cases in British Columbia to consider the Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines. Cassandra Drake and Fanda Wu are members of the family law group. Fanda is able to communicate with her clients in Mandarin.
In LK Law’s Langley office, partner Trevor Fowler is the firm’s family law practitioner. A highly experienced litigator Trevor is also known as a strong proponent of alternate dispute resolution strategies. An accredited Family Law Mediator and Arbitrator, Mr. Fowler has experience with difficult and complex property disputes, including the issues that arise from the valuation and structuring of business assets when a relationship ends.