If Your Divorce is Inevitable . . . do it BETTER
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Pathway Legal - if your divorce is inevitable, do it BETTER

No one goes into a marriage expecting a divorce.  But if you have reached that point in your relationship, Pathway Legal delivers a long-established non-confrontational, solutions-focused approach that leaves your dignity intact without enormous legal fees. At Pathway Legal, we help you get a BETTER Divorce. It is BETTER for you, your kids, your emotional well-being, and your finances.

Val Hemminger

Here's how we treat you, your changing family, and guide you to a BETTER divorce:

  • When you attend your first family lawyer consultation at Pathway Legal, you discover what it is like to get practical, supportive and no nonsense advice from lawyers who know what they are talking about.
  • In just one hour, we will give you a taste of how we do things at Pathway Legal.

The Pathway Legal Difference:

I felt Val was listening and understood my situation. I saw she wanted to help me and she knows her job. She was upfront, professional and I had a good feeling during our meeting.

Client: Shyah Delarom Squoosh

I also liked everybody in your firm and felt safe. I was treated with respect and compassion. It gives me hope to heal from certain pains.

Thank you.

Client of Val Hemminger at Pathway Legal, British Columbia.

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Rebekah Veilleux

Rebekah Veilleux

5-star rating

If you need a reliable and effective Divorce and Family Law firm that excels in mediation and strives for positive outcomes, I can confidently say that Pathway Legal is the best choice. They truly care about their clients' well-being and deliver exceptional service, providing a peaceful resolution for families in need. Thank you, Pathway Legal, for guiding me through this difficult time and securing a brighter future for me and my children.

Lana Morris

Lana Morris

5-star rating

I had the pleasure of having both Katie Sutherland and Val Hemminger as my lawyers! They both have a passion for family law and it showed in each and evening time I met with them. Not only were they both professional but they truly care about their clients… with both of them I could cry, express my frustrations and even though this was a hard year… we even had a lot of laughs together. Val and Katie always put my children first and encouraged me to seek counselling for myself! It was never only about the law to either of them, it was first and foremost about family.

Nick Accarion

Nick Accarion

5-star rating

I highly recommend this firm they were able to understand our family dynamics even though we were coming from a place of desperation and it was complicated. They were able to navigate our needs in a courteous professional affordable way, and make our separation amicable. I hope to never go through an experience like this again but knowing there's a firm like this made it much easier for me and my loved ones. Highly recommend.

How to know if Pathway Legal is right for you

    Pathway Legal is for you if:

  • You want a law firm that uses court only when necessary and as a very last resort.
  • You want a working relationship with your lawyer where you work together as a team with a hands-on approach.
  • You want to understand what your entitlements and obligations are.
  • You want advice and guidance as to the best available method to seeing your matter finalized.

    Pathway Legal is NOT for you if:

  • You don't mind having an “old-fashioned” kind of lawyer that remains “objective” and distanced from what is important for you and your family’s unique situation.
  • You don't care how much it costs, you just want your ex-spouse to pay (emotionally and financially) and suffer for the hurt they caused you.
  • You don't want to negotiate and try to avoid court, you just want to go to trial and fight.
  • AND you want a lawyer who will bully your ex-spouse.

“You’re always one decision away from a totally different life.”

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