Family

SCC provides guidance on private international law in family law case

SCC provides guidance on private international law in family law case

Case with simultaneous actions in Belgium and Quebec could impact commercial cases as well, says lawyer

B.C. provincial court presenting Twitter town hall on access to justice

B.C. provincial court presenting Twitter town hall on access to justice

Event kicks off access to justice week

Differentiating common law from marriage in family law

Differentiating common law from marriage in family law

Courts are increasingly recognizing property rights for common law couples, but legislation has yet to catch up

Daphne Dumont to receive CBA’s Cecilia I. Johnstone award

Daphne Dumont to receive CBA’s Cecilia I. Johnstone award

Award recognises women who have achieved professional excellence and inspired others to do the same

Quebec gears up for family law reform

Quebec gears up for family law reform

New Quebec Justice Minister Sonia LeBel is carrying through on an election promise to modernize family law in la belle province. In March, LeBel announced a series of 11 public consultations across Quebec on the issue of family law reform.

Manitoba working on family law reforms

Manitoba working on family law reforms

New legislation from the NDP government will soon steer the heartbroken away from our adversarial court systems as they try to sort out such thorny issues as separation, divorce, property division, child support and custody arrangements.