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.
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