The Out/Law Series of Legal Guides
The Out/Law pamphlets contain general legal information. They are not legal advice.
Living Together or Marrying: Some Questions to Consider Note: this is a Word file that you can fill in.
To Wed or Not to Wed
Tying The Knot
Keeping Safe NOTE: this publication does NOT include changes to the law under the Family Law Act effective March 18, 2013.
Choosing Children: A guide to the Legal Context for Queer Parents
Who Gets What? What happens to property if you break up. Effective March 13 2013.
Other resources in family law:
The Legal Services Society has an excellent collection of summaries of the law, and how-to materials for people acting for themselves. It will also tell you if you are eligible for a legal aid lawyer. LSS
The New Family Law Act: How Will It Affect You? (from Legal Services Society of B.C.)
Family Law Act: New Resource for Justice System Workers and Advocates
Human Rights for Trans People in B.C.
Sponsoring Your Partner To Come To Canada
Wills and End of Life Care
Who Will Care For Me
Making a Will
Smart Planning: Enduring Power of Attorney