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International Child Abduction: Safeguarding against Grave Risks of Harm in ‘Prompt Return’ Applications

By: Rudiger Tscherning PDF Version: International Child Abduction: Safeguarding against Grave Risks of Harm in ‘Prompt Return’ Applications Case Comment On: JP v TNP, 2016 ABQB 613 (CanLII) Introduction In an earlier post, I discuss in detail the objective and mechanism … Continue reading

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No Priority for a Matrimonial Property Certificate of Lis Pendens Sandwiched Between Writs of Enforcement

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: No Priority for a Matrimonial Property Certificate of Lis Pendens Sandwiched Between Writs of Enforcement Case Commented On: Singh v Mangat, 2016 ABQB 349 (CanLII) The issue in Singh v Mangat was one of priority: … Continue reading

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Flipping DBS: Finding Limits on Retroactive Child Support Variation

By: Kyle Gardiner PDF Version: Flipping DBS: Finding Limits on Retroactive Child Support Variation Case Commented On: CLW v SVW, 2016 ABQB 546, appeal filed. In 2006, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in the case of DBS v SRG, 2 … Continue reading

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Polyamorous Families in Canada: Early Results of New Research from CRILF

By: John-Paul Boyd PDF Version: Polyamorous Families in Canada: Early Results of New Research from CRILF Report Commented On: Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family, Perceptions of Polyamorous Relationships: Preliminary Data On 20 June 2016, the Canadian Research Institute … Continue reading

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The Deductibility of Legal Fees Incurred in Child Support Proceedings and Section 15 of the Charter

By: Kyle Gardiner  PDF Version:The Deductibility of Legal Fees Incurred in Child Support Proceedings and Section 15 of the Charter Case commented on: Grenon v. Canada, 2016 FCA 4 (CanLII), leave to appeal dismissed, 2016 CanLII 41074 (SCC) On June … Continue reading

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