News in Family Law
Ottawa is beefing up divorce and separation rights on reserves, passing a bill despite a long list of objections by First Nations groups.
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Ten years ago, the Ontario Court of Appeal said "yes" to same-sex marriage. In 2002, 47 per cent of Canadians opposed same-sex marriage, but by 2012 that number had dwindled to 18 per cent.
UWindsor study highlights plight of self‐represented litigants: Many report humiliation and red‐tape
Individuals who represent themselves in court find the process far more complex and overwhelming than they ever imagined, says a new report by the National Self‐Represented Litigants (SRL) Project.
Liberal backbencher Kim Craitor is making his fifth attempt to update the Child Law Reform Act to give grandparents more rights.
B.C. lawyer John-Paul Boyd has updated his popular family law website, and with some help from Courthouse Libraries BC, it has been re-launched as a Clicklaw Wikibook, JP Boyd on Family Law.
An unreleased report commissioned by the country's top judge is urging a radical overhaul of Canada's family law system.
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Today, B.C.'s new Family Law Act comes into effect, granting couples who have lived together for two or more years the same rights and regulations as married couples.