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 [...read full post]
Categorized: Agreements, British Columbia, Child Support, Contracts, Costs, Division of Property, Property Division, Vancouver.
Costs refers to legal fees incurred in the process of litigating a family law matter. In Ontario, the Family Law Rules empowers the Court to order one party to pay some or all of the costs of another party. The [...read full post]
Categorized: Costs, Ontario.
On July 7, 2015, the Supreme Court of BC gave judgment on K.T. v. D.C.P., 2015 BCSC 1179, a family case involving two self-represented litigants and, in my view, a clear call for increased funding to Legal Aid BC. The [...read full post]
Categorized: Case Analysis, Child Support, Commentary, Costs, Divorce, Family Court, Procedure.
Almost everyone in Ontario has heard about Jian Ghomeshi’s recent $55 million law suit against the CBC. I’m not a labour and employment lawyer, but as soon as he filed the law suit, most of us who took even a [...read full post]
Some interesting cases recently reported which underscore both the discretion which a court has over awarding costs, and the confusion as to what factors will affect the court’s decision. In Robyrts v. Roberts, 2009 BCCA 574 , the Court of [...read full post]
Categorized: Case Analysis, Costs.