Stay current on the latest developments in the Ontario Family Law Act
This portable softcover gives you fast, convenient access to all family law statutes and regulations commonly used by the family law practitioner and the student of Ontario family law. In one resource, you get complete coverage with the full text of all key statutes and regulations in the Ontario family law field including Children's Law Reform Act, Civil Marriage Act, Divorce Act, Family Law Act, Family Law Rules, and more. Quickly access the exact information you need with a section-by-section Table of Contents and a comprehensive Index. Consolidated Ontario Family Law Statutes and Regulations 2018-2019 also includes Tables of Concordance for the Child and Family Services Act, Family Law Act, Marriage Act, and Partition Act.
New in this edition
- Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017 (Bill 89, 2016) [came into force on April 30, 2018]. The new legislation brings on significant changes to child protection laws and to terminology.
- New Regulations accompanying the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017.
- Changes to the Family Law Rules – new and amended rules pertaining to applications, motions and service of documents including:
- Electronic Filling, New Rule – R. 1.1(1) allows permission to file and issue documents electronically. Includes an application for divorce R. 36(6.1).
- Openness order, New Rule – R. 8(8.1)(a), (b), and (c) allows for special service on the child if he or she is 12 years of age or older, the child’s lawyer if any, and the Children’s Lawyer.
- Costs, New Rule – R. 24(12.1) requires any claim respecting “fees or expenses” to be supported by documentation satisfactory to the court.
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