Bccourts.ca

The Courts of British Columbia

The Supreme Court is the superior trial court for the province and hears both civil and criminal cases, as well as some appeals from the Provincial Court. The Provincial Court is the first level of trial court in British Columbia and hears criminal, criminal youth, family, …

Actived: 4 days ago

URL: https://www.bccourts.ca/index.aspx

The Courts of British Columbia

(1 days ago) The Judicial Law Clerk Program at the BC Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of British Columbia was established in 1973. The original aim of the Program was to improve the quality of advocacy in British Columbia. Since its inception, the Judicial Law Clerk Program has provided newly graduated law students a privileged opportunity to observe

Category:  Laws Go Now

CRIMINAL LAW PRACTICE DIRECTION (consolidated)

(1 days ago) CRIMINAL LAW PRACTICE DIRECTION (consolidated) I. Applications in Criminal Proceedings (a) such applications must be made by Petition addressed to the Court supported by an affidavit verifying the facts upon which the application is based; (b) dates for the hearing of such applications must be arranged before or after the filing of the Petition

Category:  Laws Go Now

LEGAL PROFESSION ACT HEARINGS

(7 days ago) between this information and any Acts, Rules or law, the provision of the Acts, Rules or law apply. What is it? There are two sections under Part 8 of the Legal Profession Act that authorize a hearing before a registrar: 1) a review of a lawyer’s bill to a client [s. 70] and 2) an examination of an agreement [s.68].

Category:  Lawyer Go Now

Practice Directive (Civil & Criminal) Cite as: Guidelines

(4 days ago) names in family law judgments, except where otherwise precluded by law, with the recommendation that judges be encouraged to edit their decisions by including in the decision only personal information which is relevant to the decision being made. While the preparation of reasons for judgment is a

Category:  Family Go Now

British Columbia Judicial Law Clerk Program APPLICATION

(2 days ago) A full description of the accountabilities and qualifications for the judicial law clerk position is provided in the . Judicial Law Clerk Job Profile. Application Deadline . Applications for judicial law clerk positions for the 2022 - 2023 term will be accepted from January 4, 2021 until January 18, 2021 at 3 pm (PST). Application Requirements

Category:  Laws Go Now

TABLE OF CONTENTS Civil & Family Practice Directives & Notes

(9 days ago) Family law appeals may be referred to case management where deadlines are missed or where the Court feels the appeal would benefit from case management. Parties may also write to the registrar to request case management. Parties are also reminded of the availability of the settlement conference process, outlined

Category:  Family Go Now

Provincial Courts

(8 days ago) You are leaving the Superior Courts of British Columbia's Website. You will be redirected in 3 seconds. Please use the following link if you are not redirected.

Category:  Laws Go Now

The Courts of British Columbia

(1 days ago) Section 7 of the Law and Equity Act requires a trial judge to recognize and take notice of all equitable claims. Here, the petitioners had contributed all the cash ($57,000) required to purchase the property and the respondents had made mortgage payments and paid …

Category:  Laws Go Now

The Courts of British Columbia

(5 days ago) Commercial Law: Appeal from the dismissal of an application for an interim injunction to preclude the seller of a 25% shareholding interest in a restaurant business from re-acquiring his shares as he was entitled to do under an agreement securing the purchaser’s obligation to pay for the shares.

Category:  Business Go Now

The Courts of British Columbia

(5 days ago) The Employer sought to appeal, arguing the Court had jurisdiction because the “basis” of the award was privacy law – a matter of general law. Appeal quashed. The “basis” of the award was the construction of the collective agreement, and thus the matter did not fall within s. 100 of the Labour Relations Code.

Category:  Laws Go Now

The Courts of British Columbia

(6 days ago) If the law would permit them to claim contribution and indemnity under s. 4 of the Negligence Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 333, but for the bar order, the plaintiff’s claims will be limited to the NSDs' proportionate liability, as in the settlement approved in B.C. Ferry Corp. v. T & N plc (1996), 16 B.C.L.R. (3d) 53 (C.A).

Category:  Laws Go Now

The Courts of British Columbia

(6 days ago) The appellant was acquitted of parking in a no-parking commercial zone contrary to a by-law passed pursuant to the Vancouver Charter. He argued that there were no notices that parking was prohibited and that he was unaware of the by-law. Held: Acquittal upheld, but not for the reasons given by the justice of the peace as upheld by the Supreme

Category:  Laws Go Now

The Courts of British Columbia

(6 days ago) The B.C. Supreme Court has jurisdiction over the claims for child and spousal support under the Divorce Act. The B.C. Supreme Court can apply Alberta law with respect to the property matters to the extent that is …

Category:  Usa Go Now

The Courts of British Columbia

(5 days ago) L.A.C. Ross Law Corporation v. Arbutus RV & Marine Sales Ltd. , 2015 BCSC 1295 – 2015/07/27 Supreme Court

Category:  Laws Go Now

Access to Justice in Family Law: Thinking Outside the Box

(5 days ago) on “poverty law” matters;8 this model is, I understand, new in Canada and shows a powerful commitment by a law firm to improving access to justice. o Regulatory reform has explored the use of paralegals to perform certain legal services -- this is a large topic unto itself and we do not have time

Category:  Laws Go Now

The Courts of British Columbia

(9 days ago) Law clerks with the British Columbia courts are auxillary employees of the provincial Ministry of Attorney General. The Salary for the law clerk position is the same as the salary of articling students with the Ministry and includes a payment in lieu of benefits. 2020-2021 law clerks’ biweekly pay is currently approximately $1,913 plus some

Category:  Laws Go Now

The Courts of British Columbia

(5 days ago) The chambers judge erred in finding that an interest within the meaning of s. 172(3)(a) of the BPCPA is a proprietary interest, but the restoration claim pursuant to s. 172(3) was nonetheless bound to fail as the plaintiff had no interest recognized by law.

Category:  Laws Go Now

Practice Direction Sealing Orders in Civil and Family

(3 days ago) 2. At the hearing of an application for a sealing order in a civil or family law case, the applicant must provide to the Court, a draft sealing order in the form attached in Schedule A. 3. Every relevant section of the draft form of sealing order must be completed by the applicant, including the applicant’s proposal for …

Category:  Family Go Now

The Courts of British Columbia

(1 days ago) Appeal from an order that the B.C. Supreme Court has jurisdiction in a family law proceeding. The respondent, who lives in B.C., brought the proceeding for orders for child and spousal support under the Divorce Act, and to set aside an equalization payment made under a settlement agreement on the ground that the appellant fraudulently failed to

Category:  Usa,  Family Go Now

The Courts of British Columbia

(5 days ago) Family Law: Appeal by a wife arising out of a division of family assets 65/35 in her favour. The value of the assets was agreed at trial for the purpose of the parties’ interests being reapportioned. For the purpose of an accounting, the wife later sought to have one asset the husband had been permitted to elect to retain valued at what was

Category:  Family Go Now

The Courts of British Columbia

(5 days ago) The Court dismissed an appeal from an order of Grist J. dismissing an appeal from a continuing custody order made by C.J. Rounthwaite P.C.J. The reasons contain a discussion of the consequences of the use of a temporary custody order made by consent under s. 60 of the Child, Family and Community Service Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 46 to an application for continuing custody under s. 49 of the Act.

Category:  Family Go Now

WHY IS JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE IMPORTANT TO YOU

(3 days ago) The Canadian system of law guarantees a “fair” trial, not a “favourable” outcome. The fundamental concept of judicial independence exists for the benefit of all citizens, not judges. Why does judicial independence protect the judges, the decision makers, from improper influence?

Category:  Laws Go Now

The Courts of British Columbia

(6 days ago) The template below allows you to search judgments of the BC Court of Appeal and BC Supreme Court that are available through this website. For more information on legal research, go to the legal research section of this website. To search judgments of the Supreme Court of Canada or of other Canadian courts, please visit their websites (see

Category:  Laws Go Now

The Courts of British Columbia

(5 days ago) The Law Society appealed the order dismissing its application and the respondent cross-appealed the order for costs. Held: Appeal allowed, cross-appeal dismissed. Given the statutory immunities conferred on the Law Society, the respondent’s failure to plead a …

Category:  Laws Go Now

Notice to the Profession, the Public and the Media

(1 days ago) 3 Court Family Rules, except that parties must include copies of case law and other authorities they will rely on at the hearing (in other words, Rule 8-1(15)(d)(ii) of the Supreme Court Civil Rules and Rule 10-6(14)(d)(ii) of the Supreme Court Family Rules do not apply). • The application record must have an external cover page as required by

Category:  Family Go Now

The Courts of British Columbia

(6 days ago) The trial judge ordered a "land swap" under s. 36 of the Property Law Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 377, to resolve a dispute involving encroachment by neighbours on each other's land. The appellants claimed, among other things, that the order exceeded the court's jurisdiction under the Act, because the land vested in the respondent exceeded the area

Category:  Laws Go Now

Court of Appeal -Areas of the Law

(6 days ago) Legal Aid offices and this website have information on several areas of law and procedure to follow in court. Family Law Website (Legal Services Society) This website provides general information about family law, self-help kits about divorce, custody applications and support orders, as well as information on child protection and removal issues.

Category:  Family Go Now

Practice Direction Forms of Address for Parties and

(2 days ago) Page 1 of 1 Effective date: 2020/12/16 Number: PD-59 Title: Practice Direction Forms of Address for Parties and Counsel in Proceedings Summary This Practice Direction clarifies how parties and/or counsel can advise the Court, other parties,

Category:  Laws Go Now

The Courts of British Columbia

(5 days ago) The appellants appealed, asking that the judge's determination that the S.E. 1/4 water supply was a replacement system be set aside and the case remitted to the trial court for an assessment of damages. Held: Appeal dismissed. It was not necessary for the trial judge to analyze the appellants' claim based on the law of mitigation.

Category:  Laws Go Now

Calculating the Deadline for Filing a Trial Brief

(6 days ago) Calculating the deadline to file a trial brief in family law proceedings . To calculate when a trial brief must be filed, parties must: • Count back . 7 days. starting the day before the TMC (Interpretation Act: s. 25.2(2)(b)); and • Count back one additional day (Interpretation Act, s. 25.2(3)(b)).

Category:  Family Go Now

Why Access to Justice for Children Matters CLE BC Access

(8 days ago) [5] The rule of law is what constrains actions that violate or threaten children’s rights. But the rule of law is fragile. To the extent that the law or those who administer the law fail to protect rights (or are perceived to so fail), right-holders lose respect for the justice system, which in turn weakens the rule of law.

Category:  Laws Go Now

The Courts of British Columbia

(5 days ago) Search Results H & H Marine Engine Service Ltd. v. Volvo Penta of the Americas, Inc., 2009 BCSC 1389 – 2009/10/09 Supreme Court

Category:  Laws Go Now

Date Issued: 20 March 2020 Effective Date: 20 March 2020

(1 days ago) With the approval of the Law Society of British Columbia, until further notice, the following accommodations will be made for affidavits to be used in the Provincial Court, subject always to the discretion of the Courts to apply the best evidence requirements to their use: 1.

Category:  Laws Go Now

SUBPOENA TO DEBTOR

(4 days ago) This is an Information Sheet. In the event of any conflict between this information and any Acts, Rules or law, the provision of the Acts, Rules or law apply. What is it? The subpoena to debtor allows an inquiry into the income, expenses, assets and liabilities of a judgment debtor with a view to obtaining an order for payment of the judgment.

Category:  Laws Go Now

FPD-3 Divorce Applications

(8 days ago) Joint family law case. 4. In a joint family law case for divorce, the application for judgment must be supported by either an affidavit in Form F38 jointly sworn by both applicants or by an affidavit in Form F38 sworn by each applicant. 5. In order to comply with section 8(2)(a) of the . Divorce Act, the joint affidavit in Form F38, or if filed

Category:  Family Go Now

Judicial Independence (And What Everyone Should Know …

(6 days ago) interpreting and applying the law in individual cases, is an important part. 1 U.N. Security Council, The Rule of Law and Transitional Justice in Conflict and Post-Conflict Societies: Report of the Secretary-General. (S/2004/616). 23 August 2004. Online:

Category:  Laws Go Now