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- Are Personal Injury Damages Exempt From Matrimonial Property?
When a couple gets divorced, a key issue to resolve is the fair valuation and division of all matrimony property. When one party receives damages for injuries suffered in an accident after separation, how are those damages to be treated when it comes to the division of property? Under s. 7(2) of the … Read more »
- First Nation Seeks Immediate Control Over Child Protection Matters
We have previously written about the federal government’s recent attempts to address longstanding issues with how child protection is handled across the country and the adverse impacts that have been felt by Canada’s First Nations. Bill C-92, An Act respecting First Nation, Inuit, and Metis children … Read more »
- BC Psychologist Faces Discipline for Role in Alberta Child Access Case
We have previously blogged about the harm that psychological evaluations can have in a custody and access matter. Recently, another psychologist has faced criticism and been forced to apologize for their comments in a family dispute that unfairly prejudiced the father in the matter. A One-Sided Asse … Read more »
- Terminating a Child’s Right to Visit Parent is an Extreme Remedy
A recent decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal has held that completely terminating a child’s right to see a parent after a separation is a remedy that should only be taken in the most extreme circumstances. According to the court, a previous record of abuse against the child’s mother was not suff … Read more »
- The Truth Behind the Myth That Lawyers Increase Conflict and Expense
We have all heard the phrase “don’t hire a family law lawyer, they will cost you a fortune and only increase the conflict”. This is generally a well-meaning piece of advice from family or friends who are willing to wade in when a person is heading towards a divorce with horror stories of escalating … Read more »