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CBA Statement on Bill C-78

  • May 22, 2018

The Canadian Bar Association welcomes Tuesday’s tabling of Bill C-78, which contains the first substantive changes to be made to Canada’s Divorce Act in 30 years.

2017 Update to the Federal Child Support Tables

  • November 22, 2017

The Federal Child Support Tables set out the basic monthly amounts of child support under the Federal Child Support Guidelines. The tables have been updated to reflect more recent tax rules. The updated tables came into effect on November 22, 2017.

Survey: The Cost of Resolving Family Law Disputes

  • August 09, 2017

The Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family is studying the cost of resolving family law disputes. Complete the Institute's short, confidential survey for a chance to win an iPad mini 4!

Changes to Provincial Court Civil Jurisdiction and Procedures (Civil Resolution Tribunal)

  • May 23, 2017

The objectives of this Notice to the Profession and Public are: (1) to outline the changes to the Provincial Court’s civil jurisdiction and procedures effective June 1, 2017, further to the implementation of the small claims jurisdiction of the Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT); and (2) to rescind three Small Claims Practice Directions formerly issued by the Chief Judge.