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Family law, from traditional representation in negotiations and Court, to recent innovations such as collaborative law, mediation, arbitration, child interviews and parenting coordination.

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Brown Henderson Melbye.
#217 – 2187 Oak Bay Ave.
Victoria, B.C. V8R 1G1 map

Tel: 250 595-2220
Fax: 250 595-4440

We are wheelchair accessible.

Success at BC Court of Appeal

On March 15, 2016, The BC Court of Appeal found in favour of a BHM client and made a significant ruling on property rights for common law spouses. In brief, the court found that common law spouses who separated before the new family law legislation, the Family Law... read more

Sesame Street Explains Divorce

The BHM Team would like to share this great resource from Sesame Street. There are kid-friendly videos, tips and blogs to help children understand the concept of divorce. Click here.... read more

What is Family Law?

This is one of the most common questions we hear. Family law is about how the law can help you with your legal issues such as property division, parenting, and decision-making when family transitions such as adding a family member, or transitioning into or out of a... read more

Child Rights in Divorce

The rights of children are not always clear when parents separate and divorce.  At the recent Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) 53rd Annual Conference in Seattle. Suzanne Williams, retired BC Supreme Court Justice Donna Martinson Q.C. and Caterina... read more

Maintaining An Ethical Practice

 On April 8th, 2016, Trudi Brown, along with Mary Mouat of Quadra Legal Centre, will be speaking at a Canadian Bar Association Talk regarding: Maintaining an ethical practice: what are we doing wrong? Those in attendance will be Young Lawyers and Family Lawyers. This... read more

Children, Psychology, and Family Law Disputes

  On Friday, March 11, 2016 Suzanne Williams spoke at the Continuing Legal Education Conference: Assessments & Interventions: The Intersection of Family Law and Psychology in Vancouver.  She presented on a panel on why and how we hear the views of the... read more