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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]
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]
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]