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Celebrity Child Support Part 1 – Kevin Costner

Just heard that Kevin Costner’s former spouse is asking for $240,000.00 a month in child support for their two children. Not sure how they calculate appropriate child support in the state of California, but Canada developed National Child Support Guidelines years ago....

Trans Co-Parenting Court Case

Lawyer Scott Taylor & Client Riley on Trans Co-Parenting B.C. Court Case.November 20 is Trans Remembrance Day. Langley B.C. lawyer Scott Taylor represented a trans client in family court seeking co-custody of her two children. The court supported the shared...

Allegations Against Vance

Allegations against Vance very familiar to Cdn women says Scott Taylor, Taylor law group.

Covid Restrictions – The Return of The Good Old Days?

To the relief of many, the end of Covid restrictions marks a welcome return to normal. But for many, with family law matters, a return to normal is no relief at all. How So? Two reasons stand out, cost and accessibility. During the height of the pandemic rather than...

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A Christmas Holiday Message from Scott Taylor

https://video.wixstatic.com/video/893191_3a54602616b34d5abc2dc4249ba08467/1080p/mp4/file.mp4 With the holidays approaching, there is one sad reality which has become a Christmas tradition. Namely, the flood of applications to courts by parents throughout the province,...

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Unbundled!

What’s the deal with unbundled legal services? Unbundled. Listen to the Radio Interview With Martin Strong It’s not just a term used to describe cable tv and phone services. Nowadays it’s also a term used to describe the delivery of legal services, especially in my...

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3 Tips: Future Perfect

You’re just separated, or are thinking about it. You have no idea of what to do, where to go, or who to talk to. You are feeling overwhelmed. You’re not alone. Here are several tips which I think will help, if you find yourself in this situation. Firstly, do not rely...

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National Disgrace

Recently there was a great deal of attention surrounding various changes to the Federal Divorce Act. In particular, there was an expanded definition of “domestic violence”, and some archaic terms such as “custody”, were replaced with phrases such as “parental...

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Snake in the Grass pt. 2

Last week I addressed the scourge of “parental alienation”, comparing it to a poisonous snake in the grass. This week on the Roy Green Program, I had a second opportunity to speak on this subject, with another guest, psychologist Dr. Ellie Bolgar. If you are a...

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Got Mediation?

Readers of my blog will know that as a qualified family law mediator myself, I often refer to mediation as an alternative to traditional methods of resolving disputes, particularly court related proceedings. But for those of my readers who are considering mediation...

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Snake in the Grass

The expression a “snake in the grass” is a perfect description of a devastating situation faced by some parents. In this case the “snake” is the other parent. The “venom” or “poison” of this particular snake are vile messages directed at the children, intended to...

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Take Your Seat

Years ago, it became clear to me, that my family law clients were suffering emotional trauma from the stress and anxiety of separation and divorce. While family law lawyers often pride themselves on having all the answers, this was a situation where my legal advice...

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