While “shared parenting” sounds like it refers to a 50/50 split in parenting time, it is actually any parenting arrangement where neither party has the child or children for less than 40% of the time (i.e., a 40/60 split is […]
Nova Scotia father Joseph Power was recently sentenced to four and a half years in prison for violating court orders regarding child support. Power owes at least $250,000 in child support to his ex-wife Angela Power.
Nova Scotia Supreme […]
This past year in Calgary, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench enacted a new procedure for family law court called Family Docket Court. It is important for litigants to know that this is generally the first step now […]
Under the recent amendments to the Divorce Act, parties to a Divorce are obligated to try and resolve matters through a family dispute resolution process before going to court. One option for family dispute resolution is arbitration. An Arbitrator has […]
If you or your lawyer are participating in a divorce trial that includes a marriage, property or parenting rights that have occurred in a foreign jurisdiction with cultural considerations that a judge may not be familiar with, consider […]
We are all by now very used to making sure our hands are clean, literally, but did you know there is “Clean Hand Doctrine” in court, wherein a litigant should come to court with figurative clean hands?
In a […]