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Child Support for Adult Children

Date: 05 Mar, 2014| Author: Fred Streiman

Many people may not know that child support obligations can, and often do, continue after the child reaches the age of 18. The concept of an adult child may seem like an oxymoron to some parents. They may think a child over 18 should support themselves financially. Other parents will continue to financially support their […]

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Applying to Remove an Estate Trustee: Replacing Executors

Date: 05 Mar, 2014| Author: Fred Streiman

There are a number of reasons why a party would want to remove or replace an estate trustee. In this blog post I want to canvas the important elements that the court will look at when an application for a appointment of a new trustee is brought. I will also look at some of the […]

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Executors, Trustees and Breach of Fiduciary Duty: What Happens When an Estate Trustee Ignores Their Responsibilities?

Date: 05 Mar, 2014| Author: Fred Streiman

An estate trustee is often called by the more traditional name of executor (male) or executrix (female). Their role is to carry out the terms of the last will and testament of the testator (the person who made the will). Estate trustees can be left with significant responsibilities in relation to the testator’s estate. Because […]

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A Parent’s Actions Cause the BCSC to Cancel Child Support Obligations

Date: 05 Mar, 2014| Author: Fred Streiman

Child support is the right of the child. The obligation to pay child support is an obligation the parent paying support owes their child. This is based on the idea that parents have a responsibility to pay for their children. A parent with custody of the child is typically already paying for the day to […]

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Human rights

Date: 20 Feb, 2014| Author: Fred Streiman

Human rights codes do far more good than harm. Even if you agree with Ezra Levant’s decision to publish the controversial cartoons of Mohammed, that’s no reason to call for an end to human rights commissions MARVIN KURZ Special to Globe and Mail Update In February, Ezra Levant decided to parachute straight into the eye […]

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SUPREME COURT OF CANADA

Date: 20 Feb, 2014| Author: Fred Streiman

Date: 20050224 Docket: 29865 Between: [divider type=”simple”] Her Majesty the Queen Appellant [dropcap type=”simple” text_color=”#f47364″]V[/dropcap] Krystopher Krymowski, Ryan Douglas Marshall, Quinn Mason McFarlane, Michael Peter Schultz, J.J.V. and A.M.V. Respondents ‑ and ‑ Attorney General of Canada, League for Human Rights of B’Nai Brith Canada and Canadian Jewish Congress Interveners Coram: McLachlin C.J. and Major, […]

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Ross v. New Brunswick School District No. 15

Date: 20 Feb, 2014| Author: Fred Streiman

Present: Lamer C.J. and La Forest, L’Heureux-Dubé, Sopinka, Gonthier, Cory, McLachlin, Iacobucci and Major JJ. ON APPEAL FROM THE COURT OF APPEAL FOR NEW BRUNSWICK [divider type=”simple”] David Attis, appellant [dropcap type=”simple” text_color=”#f47364″]V[/dropcap] The Board of School Trustees, District No. 15, respondent, and The Human Rights Commission of New Brunswick, Malcolm Ross, the Department of […]

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