As part of the Live Safe — End Abuse series about relationship abuse (family violence), this fact sheet explains the terms used under the BC Family Law Act:

  • guardian,
  • parenting time,
  • parental responsibilities, and
  • contact with a child.
Also describes parenting orders and limits on parenting, and lists legal resources. Replaces the fact sheet Custody, Guardianship, and Access. Conforms with the new BC Family Law Act (March 18, 2013).

All fact sheets in this series are folded for display in brochure racks.

See Abuse & family violence for a complete list of all the fact sheets in this series.

This publication is in clear language for people who don't know about the law.