Family Law Advocacy Program

Family Law Advocacy Program provides Family law advocacy to our community.

Funded by The Law Foundation of British Columbia, Gaming Policy and Enforcement

Our Family Law advocate assists in matters of separation and divorce, guardianship and parenting arrangements, child and spousal support and protection orders. We support individuals in navigating the family justice system by providing legal information, assistance with court forms, court preparation and emotional support. We assist with both provincial and Supreme Court matters.

“With your assistance, I have got in touch with a family justice counsellor and am moving forward with resolving my family law dispute. I am happy that I don’t have to go to court to resolve this issue”

Family Law Advocacy Program Client

Family Law Program Info

The family law advocate provides information, and assistance navigating family law matters including separation/divorce, guardianship, parenting time, child or spousal support, and child protection matters. Family law advocate also supports clients with applications and appeals for legal aid and referrals to relevant services. This program is funded by The Law Foundation.

We provide a range of family law advocacy services including legal information, advocacy, and assistance to individuals in the community.

Areas covered include:

  1. Guardianship and parenting time
  2. Parental responsibilities
  3. Child support
  4. Spousal support
  5. Divorce
  6. Assistance with separation agreements
  7. Protection orders
  8. Family Maintenance Enforcement Program (FMEP)
  9. Mobility/relocation
  10. Child protection

    **New Clients**
    Before we can assess your eligibility for our services, we must first conduct a conflict check to ensure that we do not have a conflict of interest. If you would like to learn whether we might be able to assist you, please send the following information to
    1) Your full legal name and date of birth.  
    2) The full legal name and date of birth of your spouse, ex-spouse, partner or ex-partner.
    Please do not include any other information about your situation in this email.
    We look forward to hearing from you!

Residents of Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows

Monday – Friday, 8:30 am- 4:30pm


22768 119th Avenue Maple Ridge BC V2X 4L2

Contact: Family Law Advocate
604-467-6911 ext 1249