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Jul 26, 2018

When a ‘final agreement’ in family law isn’t final at all — Adam Black discusses the issues that can arise in separation agreements in the National Post

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Family law disputes are often lengthy and emotionally wrought, making the individuals involved eager to get them over with.

Usually, that comes in the form of a written agreement setting out the rights and responsibilities of the parties against the backdrop of their separation.

But sometimes the finality of such a “final agreement” can itself become an issue.

That is precisely what happened in Bartch v. Bartch, a case heard by the Court of Appeal for British Columbia.

This article was originally published in the National Post. To read the full article, please click here.

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