Information About Vancouver and Edmonton Family Law Blog
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- No Quarantine for Kids Coming back from Parenting Time Outside of Canada!
Children coming into Canada under a parenting agreement or a court custody, guardianship or parenting order do not have to quarantine! Further, parents or other adults entering Canada to pick children up or drop them off for parenting time or contact pursuant to an agreement or court order also do n … Read more »
- COVID-19 Safety Information and Meeting Protocols
After closing the doors of our offices in downtown Vancouver on March 16, 2020 due to COVID-19, and requiring our lawyers and support staff to work from home, some of us were able to return on May 19, 2020, when the Province entered into a second phase and allowed some non-essential services to re-o … Read more »
- You thought you were done? Supreme Court of Canada Orders that Historical Child Support is Payable for Independent Adult Child
In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court of Canada in Michel v. Graydon, 2020 SCC 24, unanimously decided that Mr. Graydon was obligated to pay a lump sum of retroactive child support in the amount of $23,000 for the parties’ child, A.G., despite the fact that A.G. was no longer a “child of the mar … Read more »
- What to do about non-disclosure in BC family law matter
How do you respond to a non-disclosing party? In November 2009, we posted an article on what you can do when the other side won’t give you the documents you need to determine their income. In that article, we referred to Mr. Justice Fraser’s 1994 decision of Cunha v. Cunha (1994), 99 B.C.L.R. (2d) 9 … Read more »
- Supervised Parenting Time or Supervised Access
Under normal circumstances, parents are able to decide who will be with them when they spend time with their children. Sometimes, though, in very rare and exceptional circumstances, courts can require that a parent’s time with his or her children be supervised. Reasons for supervision The court has … Read more »